University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 51-46-70B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Provenience: Tibet
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper
Brass
Iconography:Dragon Head
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1951
Other Number03-453 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number
l-238-70 - Old Loan Number
A1000 - Seder Number

Description

Trumpet, Kang Fung. Copper trimmed with brass (PMA/GMB) Red copper trimmed with gold colored brass fittins. Slightly curved. Bell end is head of dragon with mouth open. Small ring on underside of head. Mouthpiece is circular and slightly cupped with small tube in center. Brass fitting at mouth end (ornately carved) Brass decoration at about middle of length. Fitting at beginning of head. (Donna Stone/JBK)


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Himalaya: Land of the Snow Lion (Supplement) (04 Oct 2008 - 12 Apr 2009)View Objects in Exhibition

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