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Trumpet

Object Number:AF5167
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mangbetu
Provenience: Northeastern Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Ivory
Reptile Skin
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1924
Other Number:64 - Field Number SF

Description

Ivory trumpet, side-blown. Small with a ring of lizard skin around mouth end. For mouthpiece type, cf. AF223, AF835. The rim is badly chipped.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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