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Side-blown Natural Trumpet (Tori)
Madhya Pradesh, Bastar District, India, 19th century

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NMM 7203. Side-blown natural trumpet (tori), Madhya Pradesh, Bastar district, India, 19th century. Cast brass or bronze with peacock design in inner curve. Decorated with tightly wound wire and metal bells hanging from bell rim. Sounding length: 275 mm. Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Collection, 1999.

NMM 7203.  Side-blown natural trumpet (Tori), Madhya Pradesh, Bastar District, India, 19th century


Side view 1 Side view 2

Side view 3


Details of Embouchure

Embouchure, view 1 Embouchure, view 2 Embouchure, view 3 Embouchure, view 4 Embouchure, view 5

Embouchure, view 6 Embouchure, view 7


Details of the Bell

Bell, detail 1 Bell, detail 2 Bell, detail 3

Bell, detail 4 Bell, detail 5 Bell, detail 6


Details of Pellet Bells

Bells, view 1 Bells, view 2

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