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Drum, Kundu (Melanesian Pidgin)
Drum, Kundu (Melanesian Pidgin)
Date:
C-14 dating: 1420–1620 (95.4% probability)
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Monitor Skin, Bindings, Traces Of Pigment
Dimensions:
64 x 22 x 22 cm (25 3/16 x 8 11/16 x 8 11/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Sawos People
Provenance:

"Ernst Heinrich Collection, Bad Canstadt, Stuttgart." (Catalog #237, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 120.)

Accession Number:
2005.180.55
Acquisition Date:
2005-02-23
Credit Line:

Gift of Marcia and John Friede

Exhibition History:

1985-88 - Tribal Art Centre, Basel, 1985-88, "Authority and Ornament."

Carved from one piece of wood with relief designs and very high relie f for bird/animal that createthe handle. Skin is stretched across top and held in place with rattan hoops.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Female suspension hook
Female suspension hook (C-14 dating: 1410–1500 (93.6% probability))
Suspension hook, samban
Suspension hook, samban (C-14 dating: 1450–1650 (95.4 % probability))
Trumpet, Wispange (personal name)
Trumpet, Wispange (personal name) (C-14 dating: 1430–1630 (95.4% probability))
FIgure
FIgure (possibly ca. 15th century)