Burmese Late 19th Century Teak Ozi Goblet Shaped Drum with Black and Red Lacquer
A Burmese tribal Ozi goblet shaped teak drum from the late 19th century, with red and black lacquer and calf skin top. Created in Burma during the later years of the 19th century, this tribal drum, called an Ozi drum, features a goblet shaped top fitted with a calf skin head on which the drummer will hit to get the rhythm he wants. The ensemble rests on a long stemmed flaring base with black and red lacquer. Carved from a single piece of wood, the Ozi drum was typically held diagonally, resting on the drummer's chest, suspended by the cord around the neck or hanging to the left side.
It was used in traditional outdoor dance ensembles. With its sculptural presence and great history, this lacquered teak wood Burmese Ozi goblet shaped drum with calf skin from the late 19th century will make for a great addition to any home, placed in an entryway or living room!