Ancient Drum - Leather, Wood - Kuba - DR Congo

Description
Ancient Drum - Leather, Wood - Kuba - DR Congo
Mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Ancient Kuba drum with a great patina and signs of use and age. Please note the serene KUBA ancestor head on the drum. The drum is decorated with iron nails.

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.
Good patina of age with clear traces of wear and tear.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

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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Lot details
Object
Ancient Drum
Ethnic group/ culture
Kuba
Region/ country
DR Congo
Material
Leather, Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
36×27×27 cm
Weight
1800 g
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