10 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,750
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A TIBETAN CONCH SHELL TRUMPET, 19TH CENTURY
the shell embellished with a wide silver and copper handle and a silver mouth piece, the handle chased with details of dragon and phoenix amongst scrolling foliage, the incised shell with added coral inlay roundel -- 11 5/8in. (32cm.) high.
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