Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Side-blown Trumpet (Akohen)

Date:
18th–19th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture:
Edo peoples
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Length 46-3/4 in.
Classification:
Bone/Ivory-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.17.103
Not on view
Collected Benin Punitive Expedition, 1897; Augustus Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers, Farnham, Dorset, UK, acquired by 1900; (Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 14, 1990, no. 56); Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, New York, until 1991

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