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

Aerophones

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