1856 Wood Engraving Indigenous Native Musical Instrument Bone Flute Brazil XGK9


This is an original 1856 monochrome wood engraving of indigenous instruments constructed of bone. The jagged edges were not welcoming to lips, but the instruments were noted to produce a smooth and even tone.


This 155+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Engraving; Monochrome
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.25 x 2 inches; 6 x 5 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Brazilian Pronomus, Brasil, Cazique's Trumpet