Lot 276: A Nepalese Shaman's drum

C. 19th - 20th Century
H: 28" D" 15 1/2"
The double sided drum with tear to tympanum on one side; the handle in the form of a large and superbly carved phurba with large faces, finely rendered handle with the curling face of a zoomorph and classical tripartite blade with raised designs. Exceptional patina and signs of extensive use. On a custom base.

Property of New York private collector


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