Shell trumpet (dung-dkar)

1850–1900


Object Place: Probably Tibet

Dimensions

23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.164

Medium or Technique

Conch shell (Turbinella pyrum), silver, turquoise, cornelian

On View

Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Provenance

October 16, 2010, sold by Ms. Marshall, England, to Tony Bingham, London; 2011, sold by Bingham to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund