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Ceremonial trumpet for headhunting, bugle (1) - Wood - Iatmul - Sepik (central), Papua New Guinea

Lot reference 29877096
Ceremonial trumpet for headhunting, bugle (1) - Wood - Iatmul - Sepik (central), Papua New Guinea

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Location: Germany
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2nd half 20th century - Excellent condition, barely used with minimal signs of wear

Total nr of items: 1
Object: Ceremonial trumpet for headhunting, bugle
Ethnic group/ culture: Iatmul
Region/ country: Sepik (central), Papua New Guinea
Material: Wood
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Excellent condition, barely used with minimal signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 58×14×13 cm

Ceremonial head-hunting trumpet (horn) carved by a master carver from one piece of wood; the inside is hollow with a hole for blowing into. Collection of Sir Hugo Berghuser, former Minister of Culture and Mayor of Port Moresby. The horn is very elaborately carved, in an almost baroque style, indicating that it is from the last half of the 20th century, when head-hunting had already ceased.

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  • A great item! The piece was packed extremely well. Delivery was quick.

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    Everything "wie geschmiert", as always. Object lost a few scraps of pigment on the way, but I don't think it could be helped. Recommended!
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  • Perfect. As described. Great packing and fast delivery. 100% satisfaction

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