Sepik River Region Kundu Drum with Reptile Skin, Papua New Guinea
Sepik River Region (Papua New Guinea)
Kundu (drum), mid-20th century
Carved wood, pigment and reptile skin
from the collection of artists Lenore and Robert Szesko (Chicago, Illinois).
- dehydration, soiling, mildew and staining to the reptile skin; minor cracks and chips to wood; patina loss; reptile skin is detachable from drum.