Shell trumpet (dung-dkar)

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

Shell trumpet (dung-dkar)

  • 1850–1900
Probably Tibet
Dimensions
Length 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Seashell, silver, semiprecious stones
Classification
Musical instruments
Accession Number
2002.613
On view
Musical Instruments Gallery - 103D

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