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Thighbone Trumpet (Rkang-gling), India, ca. 1900

NMM 6914.  Thighbone trumpet (rkang-gling), India, ca. 1900

NMM 6914. Thighbone trumpet (rkang-gling), India, ca. 1900. Copper tubing with nickel-silver mouthpiece and decoration. Cast nickel-silver, stylized sea dragon (makara) head at bell. Made for Tibetan market. Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Collection, 1999.

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