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Shell trumpet (dung-dkar)

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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

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

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones