Early 20th Century Large Shell Trumpet from Tribal Papua New Guinea

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Offered by Callie Morgan Oakes
Early 20th century large shell trumpet from Papua New Guinea
Schouten Islands, Papua New Guinea

Used to call group members in from the fields for from fishing. Made from the local giant Trident snail shell. First half of the 20th century.

A custom-made, museum style, metal base is included.

Details

  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    14.5 in. H x 7 in. W x 7 in. D
    37 cm H x 18 cm W x 18 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    BAY AREA, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU177823832822
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Located in BAY AREA, CA

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