Trumpet

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Culture/People
probably Chupícuaro (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Franz Feuchtwanger, Non-Indian, 1918-1991
Stolper Galleries (Stolper Gallery)
Exchanging Agent
Robert L. Stolper (Robert M. Stolper), Non-Indian
Object Name
Trumpet
Media/Materials
Conch shell/shells, stucco, paint
Techniques
Coated, painted
Dimensions
24.5 x 15 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound
Place
Chupícuaro; Chupícuaro; Acámbaro Municipality; Guanajuato State; Mexico
Date created
AD 300-900
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Franz Feuchtwanger (1918-1991, a collector/scholar of Mexican antiquities); acquired by MAI in 1969 through an exchange with the Robert Stolper Galleries (New York City, owned and operated by Robert L. Stolper).
Catalog Number
24/2892
Barcode
242892.000
See related items
Chupícuaro (archaeological culture)
Music and Sound
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Mesoamerica & Circum Caribbean
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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