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David Brian mako D (HLM-62)

$900

1 in stock

A great West Arnhem-style mako with conical shape, solid wall and warm sound. The backpressure is medium and makes the playing effortless. The sound is rich in the lower frequencies, that slightly changes as the instrument warms up.

Key: D
Length: 131cm
Mouthpiece internal diameter: 4cm (without wax)

Available from New South Wales, Australia with worldwide shipping.

For details and specifications see the ‘Additional information‘ tab below.

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1 in stock

Cultural context

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

The painting depicts dancing belts (bokngarru).

Additional information

Weight2.8 kg
Dimensions131 cm
Key

D

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 without wax

Mouthpiece diameter external

6cm

Distal end diameter internal

6-6.4cm

Distal end diameter external

8-8.8cm

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