BOLON 5552

Bato bolon

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165 € the bolon

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Dimensions & materials

  • Calabash diameter : 40 cm
  • Height : 104 cm
  • Number of strings : 4
  • Weight : 3 kg
  • Goat skin
  • Traditional twisted skin rope
  • Calabash
  • Goni (balafon wood, hare) easel
  • Cord
  • Wrought iron
  • Bumu (whitewood) neck
  • Metals
  • Tin

A product of African craftsmen (Burkina Faso)

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.