Pair of conch-shell horns (dung-kar)

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Historical period(s)
18th century
Medium
Conch shell, silver, gilding; insets of coral and turquoise, and silk
Dimensions
H x W: 27.4 x 21.6 cm (10 13/16 x 8 1/2 in)
Geography
Eastern Tibet (Kham)
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2017.43.1-2
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Musical Instrument, Natural Material
Type

Horns

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, Buddhism, horn, Tibet
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alice S. Kandell

Published References
  • Marylin M. Rhie Robert A.F. Thurman. A Shrine for Tibet: The Alice S. Kandell Collection. New York and London. VI-13, 246-247.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum