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Dhapa Ganambarr yiḏaki E/G (HLY-463) SOLD

$1200

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A ‘top-gun’ from master Dhapa, perfect instrument in many respects: balanced backpressure, responsive, sharp sound full of high-range overtones, has a great volume and beautifully shaped. A real masterpiece, highly recommended for collectors and hard-core yiḏaki fans.

Key: E/G
Length: 144.5cm
Mouthpiece internal diameter: 3-3.3cm

Available from New South Wales, Australia with worldwide shipping.

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

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Cultural context

Maker: Dhapa Ganambarr
Clan: Ŋaymil
Moiety: Dhuwa
Homeland: Rorruwuy
Rorruwuy is a small community about 3 hours drive to the east from Yirrkala and Gove region. The homeland belong to the Ḏatiwuy clan, and it is situated a few hundred meters away from the mangroves, at the edge of the Arnhem Bay. The community has only 5 houses and a small health centre.
Place of residency: Gunyaŋara community
Gunyaŋara – also known as Ski Beach – is a small Indigenous community on the Gove Peninsula, 15 minutes drive from Nhulunbuy township, in the close proximity of the bauxite mine ex-refinery. It lays on Warramiri clan land, and today it gives home to over 150 people. The community was built in the ’70s as part of the mining development. Gunyaŋara is a semi-permanent home of many Yolŋu artists and yiḏaki makers.

Additional information

Weight3.2 kg
Dimensions144.5 cm
Drone

E

Horn

G

Material

Acrylic paint on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Area of origin

Miwatj region, Northeast Arnhem Land

Mouthpiece diameter internal

3-3.3cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

4.1cm

Distal end diameter internal

7.5-8.5cm

Distal end diameter external

9-10cm

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