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David Brian mago (HLM-30) SOLD

$1000

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A deep-tuned mago with open chamber and low backpressure recommended for players who are looking for an instrument to play slow, melodic rhythms. The sound is rich in acoustics, that are fired up after a few minutes of playing when the instrument warmed up.

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Cultural context

Maker: David Brian
Clan: Balngarra
Moiety: Duwa
Homeland: Ankabarrbirri

The painting depicts the leaves a particular type of yam, that is a staple food source during the dry season across Arnhem Land.

Additional information

Weight4 kg
Dimensions152.5 cm
Key

C

Area of origin

Ankabadbirri outstation, North-Central Arnhem Land

Material

Natural pigments with fixative and sugarbag wax on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Mouthpiece diameter internal

4cm – waxed

Mouthpiece diameter external

5.5cm

Distal end diameter internal

6-6.7cm

Distal end diameter external

8-9cm

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