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One of a pair of trumpets (rkang-gling)

about 1900


Object Place: Tibet, China

Dimensions

Length: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.) collapsed Length: 47 x 8.9 x 14 cm (18 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.) fully extended

Accession Number

2014.1023.2

Medium or Technique

Copper, silver

On View

Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)

Classifications

Aerophones

Provenance

About 2004, sold by a dealer in the Sunder Magar Market, New Delhi, India to Tony Bingham (dealer), London; 2014, sold by Bingham to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 25, 2014)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund