Armand Hutereau as an ethnomusicologist

Object type: musical instrument > aerophones > horn > transverse horn > transverse curved drum
Materials: horn, gourd
Legend: Just like their western colleagues, African horn makers understood the importance of the bell to determine the timbre of their instrument. With the material available to him, in this case a gourd, the horn maker has put his knowledge into practice virtuously.
Place of collecting: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture: Logo
Acquisition related person: Armand Joseph Oscar Hutereau (°1875 - †1914) as donor
Date of acquisition: 1912-10-30
Dimensions: 63,5 cm x 23 cm
Inventory number: MO.0.0.10356