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Marikuku Wirrpanda yiḏaki F/G (HLY-406) SOLD

$1000

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Another top-yiḏaki from Marikuku in the key of F with G drone; well-balanced, responsive with medium backpressure, slim, lightweight body, sharp acoustics and good volume. A fun-to-play instrument, recommended for players who wish to sharpen their traditional-playing skills.

Key: F/G
Length: 136cm
Mouthpiece internal diameter: 2.6cm
Available from NSW, Australia with worldwide shipping

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

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Cultural context

Maker: Marikuku Wirrpanda
Clan: Dhuḏi-Djapu
Moiety: Dhuwa
Homeland: Dhurruputjpi
Place of residency: Birany Birany

The painting depicts fire (gurtha) that is one of the totems of the Gumatj clan, who have close kinship connection to Marikuku (yothu-yindi, Gumatj is Marikuku’s mother’s clan).

Additional information

Weight2.4 kg
Dimensions136 cm
Drone

F

Horn

G

Area of origin

Birany Birany homeland, Northeast Arnhem Land

Material

Natural pigments on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Mouthpiece diameter internal

2.6cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

4.2cm

Distal end diameter internal

5.5-6cm

Distal end diameter external

7.5cm

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