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Drum Gamelan XL Bedhug Java Javanese Superb Quality Indonesia RARE UNIQUE FOLK

This is a Superbly crafted Javanese Bedhug Drum used in the Gamelan orchestras of

the Indonesian Archipelago.....it is the size of a small BARRELL ........The drum is 28" long,  with both heads of 18 1/2" diameter...HUGE!!!

 

It is considered professional quality in Indonesia. made to the best specifications by the best

manufacturers, and the same one used by the best Gamelan Orchestras in RARE and SPECIAL OCCASIONS......

This was bought by myself from the local maker and NEVER  used.

 

NOTE ON CONDITION: Some paint chips and paint bubbles (see photos), can be re-painted, or better yet, WRAP IN A NICE MATERIAL , like the Indonesians do....

 

BOOM AWAY or just keep it in your living room to WOW your guests!!!

comes with red stand...

 

according to Neil Sorrell, foremost authority on Javanese Gamelan, " the Bedhug is a large Barrell-shaped drum, The heads

are of equal size and nailed on , and one of the heads is struck with a beater. because of the strong thud produced

the drum is restricted to certain loud pieces, usually associated with Dance or ceremonial occasions.

This is a two headed drum, with heavy metal pegs and made from the finest of woods available.

It has an attractive heavy metal handle.

The drum is 28" long,  with both heads of 18 1/2" diameter...HUGE!!!

 

you will NEVER be able to match the price for this drum EVEN if you ever FIND one like it ....

....AND the sound  is just amazing!!!

Similar Drums are made in Japan and sell for way more than $10,000 !!!

hopefully, someone in Florida will be interested in this drum.....shipping out of state may be quite expensive....

Pickup in Gainesville, florida area is possible....

For out of staters:...we'll have to talk...hopefully you have a trucking

account..........

****Please be aware of shipping SIZE restrictions......you may want to contact us first*****

or get a quote from Ebay or Uship.com

  • Shipping

    Please arrange your own shipping. We will pack and crate this for you.

     

    OR you can arrange local pickup or delivery

  • RETURN & REFUND POLICY

    sorry, no returns.

$1,495.00Price