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Side Blown Horn

Arts of Africa

CULTURE Edo
MEDIUM Ivory
DATES late 19th-early 20th century
DIMENSIONS length: 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 75.152.1
CREDIT LINE Gift of Marcia and John Friede
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION 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)
IMAGE overall, 75.152.1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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Edo. <em>Side Blown Horn</em>, 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)