Edo. <em>Horn (Oko) or Flute (Akohẹn)</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Ivory, 14 3/4 × 1 9/16 in. (37.5 × 4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marcia and John Friede, 75.152.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 75.152.1_bw.jpg)

Horn (Oko) or Flute (Akohẹn)


Medium: Ivory

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 14 3/4 × 1 9/16 in. (37.5 × 4 cm)


Accession Number: 75.152.1

Image: 75.152.1_bw.jpg,

Catalogue 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.

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