Dintorni dell’Etna

Typical musical instruments Beech wood Leather Tin
Single artwork


Description by the artist

Classic Sicilian frame drum, diameter 40 cm., with rattles composed of 7 plates in natural tin hammer-edged beaten. Beechwood douglas colored frame obtained from an old sieve. Natural kid leather tanned by hand.  Inspired by the ancient traditions of Sicily. Painted with oil colors and autographed by Vittorio Ribaudo.

Details and dimensions

Materials: Beech wood Leather Tin
Dimensions (cm): Height 40, Width 40, Depth 12
Handcrafted in Sicily

The artwork in the Sicilian culture

By the Governance of Sicilian Artisan Foundation

A Greek vase, a Sicilian goddess or peasant woman, a farmer on horseback, an olive or carob tree, the perpetually blue sky and the silhouette of Etna dominating everything. More Sicily than this?

(photo) Sicilians, early 1900

The Governance also suggests

The objective of the Governance is both to safeguard the traditions and ancient crafts of the people of Sicily, and to sustain economically the Artisans and the Artists, both the real ethno-anthropologists of the country.
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