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Side blown trumpet

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Provenance

By the mid 1960s, purchased and exported from Nigeria by a Chicago collector; purchased in the mid 1980s by Drs. Gladys and James Strain, New York; given as a gift to the MFA in December 2003.

Credit Line

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

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

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Musical instruments