18th century Maori putorino (flute) at auction

Rob B

Rob B

2015-07-06 15:56:39

Used by the Maori right up until they made contact with Europeans, the putorino wind instrument is likened to a flute or bugle. Beautiful and uniquely crafted, this 18th century instrument is due to be auctioned by Sotheby's for anywhere between €80-120,000.
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