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Wood Tambora Drum from Africa, "African Warrior"

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

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A hollow tambora drum takes the shape of a man, 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.

  • 2.20 kgs
  • 4.9 lbs
  • Drum: 64 cm H x 18 cm W x 17 cm D
  • Drum: 25" H x 7" W x 6.75" 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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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Salihu Ibrahim has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1250 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to expand his workshop by hiring additional carvers.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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31 Testimonials for Salihu Ibrahim

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Guest

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!!
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Richard

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

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