Atingting slot drum

Reference : 2018

Atingting slot drum

Carved wood (breadfruit tree)
H: 2.60m
Mid-20th century
Ambrym Island.
Vanuatu Archipelago (formerly New Hebrides)

Source :
– Former Norbert Letourneur collection

Large drum decorated at the top with an ancestral face with pastille eyes
The vertical drums are the main monuments of the ceremonial square. The large drums set the rhythm for the dances and convey the messages.

Price: €12,000

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