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