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Oceanic Art

Ni-Vanuatu Rare Chief Tofor Slit Gong Drum #3, Early 20th Century

Carved Wood
78 × 11 × 13 in
198.1 × 27.9 × 33 cm
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Atlanta
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Bill Lowe Gallery
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A classic “Goggle-Eyed” Ancestor head drum from North Ambrym. Slit gong drums are made from the …

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A classic “Goggle-Eyed” Ancestor head drum from North Ambrym. Slit gong drums are made from the hollowed-out tree trunks and played using a piece of wood small enough to fit inside the slit. Drums from Vanuatu are played upright.

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A classic “Goggle-Eyed” Ancestor head drum from North Ambrym. Slit gong drums are made from the …

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A classic “Goggle-Eyed” Ancestor head drum from North Ambrym. Slit gong drums are made from the hollowed-out tree trunks and played using a piece of wood small enough to fit inside the slit. Drums from Vanuatu are played upright.

Medium
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Oceanic Art

Ni-Vanuatu Rare Chief Tofor Slit Gong Drum #3, Early 20th Century

Carved Wood
78 × 11 × 13 in
198.1 × 27.9 × 33 cm
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location
Atlanta
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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