ANTHROPOMORPHIC HARP - Punu Lumbo culture, Gabon - First half of the 20th century

Frédéric Coridon



Punu Lumbo Culture, Gabon

First half of the 20th century

Wood, skin and vegetable fibers

H.: 58.5; L.: 13; Thickness: 42 cm


This eight-stringed musical instrument has a body sculpted to form the body of an anthropomorphic figure standing on short, slightly bent legs, hands stretched out towards the circular cup placed on the top of his head.

The resonance board is made of skin with two soundholes held to the body with the help of small nails.

Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

Ref.LP: 3033

7400 €

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