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Yali Munuŋgurr yidaki (HLY-233) SOLD

$950

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A classic Yali-yiḏaki with all characteristics you can expect: ‘rocket-shaped’ body, thin neck, medium pressure, warm drone, easy to hit toots and well worked-out bell. A great choice for those, who follow traditional playing styles.

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Cultural context

Maker: Yali Munuŋgurr
Clan: Daṯiwuy
Moiety: Dhuwa
Homeland: Waṉḏawuy

The painting depicts latjin’ or mangroove worms; these type of worms live in the root system of the mangroves, considered as a special delicacy by Yolŋu. Also latjin’ has a special place in the ceremonial and spiritual life in Yali’s mother’s clan.

Additional information

Weight4 kg
Dimensions146 cm
Drone

D#

Horn

F#

Area of origin

Dhälinybuy, Northeast Arnhem Land

Material

Natural pigments on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Mouthpiece diameter internal

3-3.5 cm

Mouthpiece diameter external

4.5 cm

Distal end diameter internal

9 cm

Distal end diameter external

11.5-12 cm

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