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Tibetan Sacred Trumpet Conche

$4,500

SKU: TB-030 Categories:,

Product Description

Sacred trumpet made of conche (shells), referred to as dung dkar or “Buddha ears” . It is enshrined in brass and gold brass repoussé forming roll adorned with the head of kirtimukha, cabochons, turquoises, lotus, buddha, dragons and phoenixes. Those that feature an attached wing bear the special designation rag gshog-ma. They are used as ceremonial trumpets in prayer rituals, to summon monks to prayer, to summon spirits as well, and to invoke rain and water.

Additional information

Circa

19th century or earlier.

Origin

Tibet

Dimension

12 D x 47 W x 33.5 H cm