Batonga Budima Mother Drum

This drum is from Zambia. More specifically from the Valley Tonga, a valley that runs between Zimbabwe and Zambia.

1 in stock

R80,000.00

1 in stock

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This drum is from Zambia. More specifically from the Valley Tonga, a valley that runs between Zimbabwe and Zambia. These drums are used for funeral ceremonies. They have a goblet shape. This is a very old drum from mid 20th Century. This drum has the original hide on the stem to add extra support.

This drum was owned by Frank Gauden of African Artifacts, a specialist drum manufacturer in Gauteng. He was an avid collector of rare drums and beads.

It is a very large and rare drum and is considered a Mother Drum of Budima drums.

Additional information

Head Size

62cm

Height

109cm