Side Blown Horn
Arts of Africa
late 19th-early 20th century
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Gift of Marcia and John Friede
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Edo. Side Blown Horn, late 19th-early 20th century. Ivory, length: 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marcia and John Friede, 75.152.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 75.152.1_bw.jpg)
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Description: Hollow, decorated with 4 vertical serpent forms in low relief, one on each side of the rectangular shaped blow hole, one above the mouth hole and one below the mouth hole. Lower section of the horn has six pairs of horizontal bands enclosing vertical ribbed bands. Condition: good. Three pairs of the horizontal bands have been clipped. Green disoloration on the lower section.
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