Tibetan Buddhist Brass and Copper Trumpet (Kangling)
Tibetan Buddhist Brass and Copper Trumpet (Kangling) Tibetan Buddhist Brass and Copper Trumpet (Kangling)

Tibetan Buddhist Brass and Copper Trumpet (Kangling)

Ref: M2301

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.

19th century
W 13 D 2 H 2 in.
Condition note: repair on underside.
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