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Donated By: Donick Cary, Emmy-Award winning writer/producer (Letterman /Simpsons / Parks and Recreation /Silicon Valley)

Pre-Columbian, Colombia, Narino, ca. 1250 CE. Beautiful and musical too, a Narino pottery flute of a shape akin to an abstract seashell form, decorated with bichrome red and cream negative resist, a Nariño signature technique, featuring an abstract rendering of a fox in composite profile on the body and an eight-pointed star on the circular terminus. Four blow/finger holes for creating sweet, dulcet sounds - two perforations through one end for suspension as well. A fabulous Pre-Columbian wind musical instrument! Size: 6.25" L x 2.625" W (15.9 cm x 6.7 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Private Smith collection, Atlanta, GA

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Condition

Old losses to flat terminus. Minor surface scratches. Flute works beautifully.

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Today, Musack's mission is to give kids and teens a voice through music by providing guitars, drums, and support for music teachers - wherever the need arises.

But back in 2009, Emmy-Award winning writer/producer Donick Cary (Letterman /Simpsons / Parks and Recreation /Silicon Valley) began Musack with a simple vision - raise money to fund musical programs for his hometown high school on Nantucket Island. After a rash of teen suicides on the island, Donick thought about how he and his friends got through their teen years. Music.

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Wonderful Narino Bichrome Flute w/ Fox and Star

Auction ended on Thu, Oct 5, 2017
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