Kwere Musical Instrument
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Kwere Musical Instrument

Tanzania 

Fine Stringed Instrument. Kwere Culture, Tanzania

A calabash would have been traditionally attached to the beautifully curved underside of the shaft of this musical instrument. The instrument is surmounted by a carved crouching female figure.

Intricate raised striations and geometric shapes adorn the side of the shaft. The surface of the instrument exhibits a lovely encrusted patina.

Estimated Period: Mid-20th Century (Or Before)

H (Excl. Stand): 48cm

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950
SIZE
H (Incl. Stand): 54 CM
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