Artist Kongo, African
Title
  • Whistle
Date 19th century
Medium Wood and horn
Dimensions Overall: 6 11/16 × 1 5/16 × 1 1/2 inches (17 × 3.3 × 3.8 cm)
Including base: 7 7/8 × 1 13/16 × 1 13/16 inches (20 × 4.6 × 4.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number 81.715
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Captain Boffard-Coquet;
Stephan Chauvet.
Linda Einfeld Sigel;
1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
African Masterworks In The Detroit Institute of Arts. Washington and London: The Detroit Institute of Arts and Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995, cat. no. 60.

Chauvet, S. Musique Negre. Paris, 1929, pp. 72, 239 (fig 45).