Authentic Shoowa-Kuba drum with great signs of use and age. The leather head is still in tact and makes a flat sound. Stylistic Shoowa-Kub drum with a great patina of age.
Drums are among the most important art forms in Africa, used both as a musical instrument and as a work of sculpture significant in many ceremonial functions, including dance, rituals, story-telling and communication of messages.
Similar item can be found in the MET Museum in New York: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/506870
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium. Collected in the period 1953 - 1959 (More details provided to buyer).
Sold with a certificate of authenticity.
Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
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- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- DR Congo
- Leather, Wood
- Mid 20th century
- Good condition, used with some signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 75×38×26 cm
- 5000 g