Comments: A superb didgeridoo of slender, gradually tapering club-like form, ornately decorated in natural earth pigments. The body of the instrument is rendered with two opposing serpentine figures flanked by a pair of palm trees; the distal end adorned with a a lizard figure surrounded by flower-like and star-like forms. The mouthpiece end is collared by a panel of filiform motifs.


Region: Port Keats

Materials: Termite-hollowed eucalyptus, natural earth pigments

Length: 107 cm

Air chamber volume:

Mouthpiece diameter: 27-28 mm

Distal end diameter: 6 cm

Key: F sharp

Weight: 1.5 kg

Condition: Structurally sound with superficial age-related surface cracks, no air leaks. Intact slightly rubbed unsealed earth pigments.

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