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Trumpet

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Object Number:
AF818
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bushongo
Isambo
Provenience:
Belgian Congo
Kasai District
Culture Area:
Central Africa
Section:
African
Materials:
Ivory
Skin
Description:
Ivory Trumpet: Used chiefly for signals, as when a hunting party is starting out. Only rarely used to furnish music for other purposes, though a skilled player can produce several notes.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
485   -   Other Number

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