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Length: 62 cm (24"). Widest width: 3.25".
A zither, or tzetze, from Tanzania, made by the Zaremo people. A bowl-shaped instrument made from a single piece of dense wood, with the protrusion from the main body becoming a figure representing a squatting young girl with eyes made of glass beads. The sides of the instrument are decorated with geometric incisions.
With "good age", coming from a private twentieth-century French collection.
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