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


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.


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    Wear consistent with age and use.
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    H 14.5 in. x W 7 in. x D 7 in.

    H 36.83 cm x W 17.78 cm x D 17.78 cm

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    MO 005
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