BAMILEKE DRUMS, Cameroon

These Bamileke drums show no evidence of age or use and were probably made to be sold.




BAMILEKE
Drum 10

14" high
$150


BAMILEKE
Drum 11

23" high
$200

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

BAMILEKE, DRUMS, Cameroon

Drums are among the most important art forms in Africa, used both as a musical instrument and as a work of sculpture significant in many ceremonial functions, including dance, rituals, story-telling and communication of messages. These drums show the creativity and power they put into functional objects.

Bamileke drums, embellished with low relief carving of figures, animals and objects show the creativity and power the Bamileke put into functional objects.


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