Wooden drum "Tifa" or "Kundu"

Ref : Asmat 16

Wooden drum Tifa or Kundu Wooden drum collected in Naneu village, Caswarina coast, central Asmat. Showing a nice artificial black patina, the handle represent two reversed series of  ancestor figures, traditional motifs engraved all over the drum with  white and red pigmentation the outside of the drum looks like varnished. The inside was drilled using modern tools and show almost no signs of use.
Collected on the field in 2007.
Lizard skin in good condition.

Height : 66 cm / 26 inch
Diameter :  15 cm / 6 inch

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