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Shell trumpet (dung-dkar)

1850–1900


Object Place, Probably Tibet

Dimensions

Length 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.613

Medium or Technique

Seashell, silver, semiprecious stones

On View

Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones

Music: Three tones (performed by Darcy Kuronen)

Provenance

2002, sold by source unidentified, India, to Tony Bingham, London; 2002, sold by Bingham to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 18, 2002)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Michael D. Wolfe in memory of his wife Elise Wolfe