About this object

One of a pair of long telescopic temple horns, of beaten copper with brass mounts and mouth piece. Harness strap attached.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Music/sound; Religion
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Textile Silk; Copper; Brass
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, World Cultures
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the Abbey Art Centre
  • Collector
    Charles James Stevenson-Moore
  • Place collected
    Asia: Southern Asia: India: West Bengal
  • Date collected
    1885 - 1921
  • Measurements
    2955 mm; 116 5/16 in
  • Note
    Curator's note: It seems that the Stevenson-Moore objects were at some point acquired by a collector called Sanderson who then sold the objects to Ohly.
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  • Tibet: Catalogue of Exhibits

    Tankard, Elaine

    Author: Tankard, Elaine
    Publisher: Liverpool Public Museums
    Date: 1953-03
    Description: Introductory essay and catalogue entries, in themes, for the 1953 exhibition; 'Tibet', held at the Walker Art Gallery.

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