Senegalese Balaphon
Senegalese Balaphon

Senegalese Balaphon

$ 189.00

The balaphon is a traditional West African percussion instrument that resembles a xylophone. Created by  Malick Mbaye, each balaphon includes 16-18 wooden notes and calabash gourd resonators. The entire piece is lashed with cotton cord.

Each balaphon is a consider to be a tuned African musical instrument that is as inviting to the eye as to the hand. Mallets are included.

Details:

  • Artisan:  Malick Mbaye
  • Country of Origin: Senegal
  • Materials: Wood, gourds, cotton cord
  • Dimensions: 28" L x 18" W x 7" H