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Wood tambora drum, 'Woman Warrior' - Handmade Wood Tambora Drum Curate

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Woman Warrior Handmade Wood Tambora Drum

A hollow tambora drum takes the shape of a woman, eloquently carved from sese... more

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A hollow tambora drum takes the shape of a woman, eloquently carved from sese wood by Salihu Ibrahim. "This drum is used by the Dan tribe from Liberia," he says. It can be played from the small space where the sticks are placed or from the big space in front, each creating a different sound. This is not an ordinary drum. It is played only when warriors are about to dance during harvest festivals to show off their powers, because when this drum is played a special spirit possesses them that enables them to win their battles." Applications of white clay give the piece an antique appearance.

  • 2.21 kgs
  • 4.9 lbs
  • Drum: 63 cm H x 18 cm W x 16 cm D
  • Drum: 25" H x 7" W x 6.25" D
  • Drumsticks (2): 28 cm L
  • Drumsticks (2): 11" L

  • Sese wood
  • Drumstick(s) included
  • Instrument Rating: Decorative quality, intended only as a conversation piece
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa

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"Superb primitive style piece"

Will treasure this for its functional simplicity, beautifully crafted again by Ibrahim. Have a number of pieces now from Ghana which are starting for me a wonderful collection

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Salihu Ibrahim

Meet the Artist
Salihu Ibrahim

Hand-carved wood masks and sculptures

West Africa
31 artist reviews

31 Testimonials for Salihu Ibrahim


I gasped when I opened the box to find this River Goddess Mask. It is even more beautiful than in the picture! The craftsmanship is very fine, and the overall effect is stunning. Gorgeous work!!


This mask was exactly what I was expecting in quality and beauty. Great craftsmanship.

Jane Jarboe

This intriguing and beautiful mask is a proud addition to our home.