AFRICAN DRUMS


IGBO, Slit Drum 4
20.5" high
$1500

KUBA
Drums
Page

LUBA, Drum 1
22.5" high
$800




 Djembe
Drums 5-9

MAKONDE Drum 2
16.5" high    $300


ETHIOPIAN
Drum 1
16" wide
$500

YORUBA
Drum 12
8.75" wide
$250


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The drums below have been sold and are left here for reference and educational purposes.

YORUBA
Drums
ALL SOLD

DAN Drum 5
2" high
SOLD

LUBA
Drum 2
SOLD

SENUFO
Drums
SOLD




IGBO
Drums
SOLD


MENDE
Drum 1
SOLD

SONGYE
Drum 2
SOLD

YAKA
Drums
SOLD

BOURE Drum 2
9.5" high
SOLD

African
Horns
SOLD

MADINGA Drum 1
13" high x 39" long
38 lbs.
SOLD

  MAKONDE
Drum 1
16" high
SOLD

Talking
Drum 1
26" high
SOLD

YANGERE
Drum 5
12" high x 29" wide
SOLD


Photographs © Hamill Gallery

DRUMS

African drums were musical instruments, ceremonial objects and means of communication. The large exhibit focuses on the traditional drums of the Yoruba, Senufo, Kuba, Chokwe, Bamileke, Igbo and other peoples, plus slit drums of the Yaka, Dan and Yangere. Other instruments, such as gongs, horns, kora, harps and mbira (thumb pianos) are also included. Most of the exhibit is visual; many pieces are not capable of being played, but some are. We also have contemporary jembe drums, talking drums and balliphones all intended for play. The drums range from everyday objects with monumental, simple forms to ornate pieces bringing status to the owner, connoting power and the honoring of ancestors. They all show the creativity and power Africans put into functional objects.

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