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David Brian mako C# (HLM-41)

$700

1 in stock

A slow-player mako in the lower key-range. Due to its low backpressure and resonance, it is a quite meditative instrument. Once I poured water through the inside, the sound got rich in overtones, so I would recommend for the future owner to oil the timber in order to reach its real potential.

Key: C#
Length: 126cm
Mouthpiece internal diameter: 4-4.5cm, the mouthpiece is waxed
Available from Yirrkala, NT Australia with worldwide shipping

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Cultural context

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

 

Additional information

Weight2.6 kg
Dimensions126 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

4-4.5cm – waxed

Mouthpiece diameter external

6cm

Distal end diameter internal

4.5-5cm

Distal end diameter external

6.5-7.5cm

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