Trumpet (didjeridu)

Yolngu culture, Dhuwa moiety
1960–1980


Object Place: Milingimbi Island, Northern Territory, Arnhem Land, Australia

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 132.7 x 7.4 cm (52 1/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2013.583

Medium or Technique

Wood, pigment

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Provenance

Until 2008, Richard Johnston (d. 2008), Williamsport, PA; by descent to his wife, Doris “Dee” Johnston, Williamsport; sold by Mrs. Johnston to David Schenne, Buffalo, NY; July, 2009, sold by Schenne to Brant Mackley Gallery, Hershey, PA; 2010, sold by Mackley to Douglas Deihl, Northampton, MA; 2013, sold by Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 29, 2013)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund and Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation