SD AN INGENIOUS GOURD +BAMBOO THUMB PIANO FROM CAMEROON ( No 2079 )

This is an ingeniously crafted thumb piano or mbira, from the Bamileke tribe of Cameroon.It produces a beautiful sound , with a lot of deep timber and could be used by a musician still .Its the only example e have had in this shape .
Features generous proportions, and a moderate patina. Made from a variety of natural materials including vegetable gourd bowl and bamboo keys. In good condition. Old stitched repair .We guarantee this item has been tribally used. Width approx 35 cm.Height 20 cm .

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