Photographs © Hamill Gallery
21" high x 3" wide x 3.5" deep
wood & leather
Despite its appearance this Sudanese horn covered with pieces of leather shows no evidence of age or use and was probably made to be sold.
Horns, trumpets and other aerophone instruments are among the important art forms in Africa, used both as a musical instrument and as a work of sculpture significant in many religious and secular ceremonial functions. Many examples incorporate the human form as the finial of the instrument.
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