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Product > Musical instruments > MI049 FULL SIZE Traditional SAPE DAYAK Guitar Musical Tool


FULL SIZE Traditional SAPE DAYAK Guitar Musical Tool


USD 280.00

Shipping Price: USD 112.00

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Posted: 1st Mar 11
Updated: 17th Jun 11

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Product Description:

Borneoartifact item number: MI 049 Sape / Sapeh.

A 3 string sape, decorated with Dayak creeper vine Buah Berinjan, top is detachable. Length: 169 cm / 66.5 inches Width(largest point): 32 cm / 12.6 inches Weight: 3 kg / 6.6 lb Volumetric weight after packing = (L X H X W) / 5000 = 11kg / 24 lb History: The sape comes from the lute family, an instrument with short neck.

Made from soft meranti wood.

The sape has quite an elongated body which is hollowed out and functions as a resonator.

The shape of the body looks like a sampan/boat, often called the boat lute in Western countries. Kayan and Kenyah tribes are mainly seen playing such instruments in Sarawak, Borneo.

Originally , sape strings were made from the Sago tree but now these have been replaced by nylon strings. Shipping method: Shipping by courier, DHL for USA and Canada.

TNT for Europe countries.

Please refer to shipping price in this listing.

For other countries other than USA, Canada and Europe please email us as shipping cost may vary greatly depending on which country. Item shipped is insured.

We ship to Worldwide. Shipping duration: 8-10 working days delivery and handling period.










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