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Trumpet

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Object Number:29-50-682
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Mindimbit
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Peel
Pigment
Iconography:Parrot?
Cockatoo?
Length: 151.6 cm
Outside Diameter:13 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:19 - Other Number

Description

Wooden. Cf. 29-50-679 for form, 29-50-681 for carving. More realistic, painted, parrot's (cockatoo's?) head with ring of raised bisected ovals simulating cowries behind it. This motif is repeated near lower rim and occurs also in the flat painted decoration.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

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