FINE INCISED BULLROARER, CENTRAL AUSTRALIA, Carved and engraved hardwood and natural pigments (with custom stand) The Bullroarer is a primitive instrument used at initiation and other ceremonies. It is an oblong section of wood, attached to a length of cord through a hole at one end. When swung rapidly through the air it produces a peculiar humming sound or a pulsating low-pitched roar. Approx L19 x 4cm. PROVENANCE Private collection, New South Wales
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