• Culture/People:

    probably Chupícuaro (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Trumpet

  • Date created:

    AD 300-900

  • Place:

    Chupícuaro; Chupícuaro; Acámbaro Municipality; Guanajuato State; Mexico

  • Media/Materials:

    Conch shell/shells, stucco, paint

  • Techniques:

    Coated, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Franz Feuchtwanger (collector/scholar of Mexican antiquities); sold to Robert L. Stolper (Stolper Galleries, New York) at an unknown date; acquired by MAI via an exchange with Stolper in 1969.

  • Dimensions:

    24.5 x 15 cm

  • Catalog number:

    24/2892

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