This Dan figural drum is a beautiful piece of artwork. It was carved with 3 faces and comes with two sticks attached by a rope. The figure measures 38.5 inches tall and weighs 13.5 pounds. There is damage to the feet and some cracking, scuffing and wear and tear throughout. Please inspect photos carefully.
Dan 3-Faced Slit Drum 38.5″ – Ivory Coast – African Art
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Wood, pigment and rope
Damage to feet. Some cracking, scuffing and wear and tear.
About the Dan People
The Dan are known for their superb woodwork. Masks are the single most paramount form of artwork created by the Dan, creating a bridge between the supernatural and physical worlds.
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