This type of traditional, antique Tibetan trumpet (Rkang Gling/Kangling) was typically crafted from thighbones but are also found in wood or metal and are used in Buddhist rituals. This example has a copper conical body intersected by a silver washed brass perforated knob and ends in a disc shaped mouthpiece.
DATE 19th century
DIMENSIONS Width 13 Depth 2 Height 2 in.
CONDITION Note: repair on underside.