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Dhapa Ganambarr yiḏaki E/F (HLY-478) SOLD

$1200

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Another top-quality work from Dhapa, just look at the photos and listen to its sound below: amazing work and finish on the body, tapered walls, great finish (look at the mouthpiece and the bell), balanced backpressure, easy transition between drone and toot, straight, rich sound. The instrument plays between Eb and E when played dry, the key slightly moves up once its warmed up. If you are looking for a perfect yiḏaki, go no further.

Key: E/F
Length: 151.5cm
Mouthpiece internal diameter: 3.2cm

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 kg
Dimensions151.5 cm
Drone

E

Horn

F

Material

Acrylic paint on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Area of origin

Miwatj region, Northeast Arnhem Land

Mouthpiece diameter internal

3.2cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

4.1cm

Distal end diameter internal

6cm

Distal end diameter external

7.2cm

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