Photographs © Tim Hamill
EASTERN KUBA, MBIRA PLAYER, 17.5", $300, Dem. Rep. of Congo, SOLD
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.
This modern (non-traditional) E. Kuba sculpture depicts a mbira player.
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