Djembe - large African percussion -handmade wooden vase drum - West Africa

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Djembe - large African percussion -handmade wooden vase drum - West Africa
2nd half of the 20th century - Good condition

Djembe - large African percussion -handmade wooden vase drum - West Africa.

The djembé (also: djembeh, dzjembee, djembee or yembe) is a vase drum that mainly comes from West Africa: Mali, Guinea, Senegal, Ivory Coast, et cetera.

Because Djembes can produce a sound that can be heard several km away. This drum was traditionally used to be able to communicate with other villages quickly.

The traditional Djembe is made by hand. A tree trunk is hollowed-out and covered with goat skin. The skin is stretched on the Djembe with rope strings. Please note: The covering of animal skin is no longer present on this vase drum. Hence this item is extremely suitable to serve as a vase for, for instance, dried flowers.

Size: 60 cm x 50 cm (diameter).
Weighs around 2.25 kilograms.

Second half of the 20th century - in good condition.

Reasonably good condition. See photos.

An asset for any interior or a wonderful addition for the collector.

The large carving will be shipped well packaged with track and trace.

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