BOLON 5161

Bato bolon

320 € the bolon

Not available.

Dimensions & materials

  • Calabash diameter : 45 to 38 cm
  • Height : 114 to 130 cm
  • Number of strings : 4
  • Weight : 3 to 3
  • Goat skin
  • Traditional twisted skin rope
  • Calabash
  • Goni (balafon wood, hare) easel
  • Cord
  • Wrought iron
  • Bumu (whitewood) neck
  • Metals
  • Tin
  • Type of keys: mechanical oil-dipped

Product from African handicrafts

Bolon bato - Bolon

As you can see on the pictures of the instrument, our bato bolon are mounted with a metal bell.

The bolon is an African string instrument typical of Mali.

This mandingo instrument is a kind of three-stringed bass.

The bato bolon is the four-string variant of the traditional bolon.