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Shell trumpet (hora)

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Provenance

Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection

19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Length 38.5 cm, width 21 cm, depth 14 cm (Length 15 3/16 in., width 8 1/4 in., depth 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.2161

Medium or Technique

Seashell, silk cord

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones