Large Karawari River Wooden War Trumpet Karawari River area, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea Field collected by Günther Markert. ca.1960 Loed van Bussel, Amsterdam Philip Goldman Collection, London Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede Marc Assayag, Montreal Wooden trumpets were often carried into battle in the Sepik region so that in the event of a successful outcome they could be blown on the way back to alert the home village of the number of enemies slain. This one is quite large with a beautiful stylized face on top. Late 19th/early 20th century 32-1/8” (81.6 cm) in height Price available upon request. Questions?