Side blown trumpet

African, Ivory Coast, Senufo peoples
20th century


Object Place: Nigeria or Cameroon

Dimensions

Length: 90.2 cm (35 1/2 in.); Diameter: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.793

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments

Provenance

By the mid-1960s, purchased in Nigeria by a private collector and taken to Chicago. Mid-1980s, purchased by Drs. James and Gladys Strain, New York; 2003, year-end gift of Drs. James and Gladys Strain and Dr. Jamie P. Strain to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 2004)

Credit Line

Gift of Drs. James and Gladys Strain and Dr. Jamie P. Strain