Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Conch Shell Trumpet

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Solomon Islands
Culture:
Solomon Islands
Medium:
Shell
Dimensions:
35.6 x 15.2 cm (14 x 6 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-trumpet / trombone
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.761
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Oceanica and America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1913, vol. II, pg. 34.



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