New Guinea War Trumpet

New Guinea War Trumpet

Estimated: Early 1900's
Locale
Sepik River
Country
New Guinea
trumpet
Lime, patina, wood
Gift of James M. and Susan L. Rupp
2017.73

New Guinean artist, New Guinea War Trumpet, early 1900s. Lime, patina, and wood; 22 x 4¾ x 4 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of James M. and Susan L. Rupp, 2017.73

Dimensions
height: 22.0472 in, 56 cm; depth: 4 3/4 in, 12.065 cm; diameter: 4 in, 10.16 cm
Department
Native Arts
Collection
Oceanic Art
Known Provenance
Collected May, 1929 during the Crane Expedition by Professor Albert Herre of Standford University. Unknown private collector, Midwest, United States; Sold September 12, 2002 at (Christie's), Amsterdam to (Gallerie Lemaire), Amsterdam; (Gallerie Lemaire) sold March, 2003 to Jim Rupp, Amsterdam; gifted 2017 to Denver Art Museum by Jim Rupp