Lot: 111

101e vente aux enchères

Rhombe

Australie

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Bernhard Jäger, Frankfurt a. M., Germany L: 40,5 cm 600 EUR
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wood, red ochre, lime, string remnants,

The bullroarer is an ancient ritual musical instrument and a device historically used for communicating over greatly extended distances.

Attached to cord and swirled around very fast they produce a tone in various frequences. Used in the cult they were interpreted as the voices of ancestors and spirits.