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Silver (cast and chased) covered conch shell horn, Dung-Dkarset with torquoise and coral(?), Probably made
in Nepal c.1900. Length 28.5cm.

In good original condition

Price £1200.00
Instrument #529

Shawm (Pì-nai) from Thailand in two types of hardwood and bone, length 42.5cm.
Of most unusual construction. Small piece missing from one of the bone rings. Repaired cracks in main body.

Price £1500.00
Instrument #526
References
Reference “D.Yupho “Thai musical instruments” 1960 p.70-72

Silver Krishna flute from India with a bird and silver beads at one end. Length 26.8cm.
In very good condition

Price £700.00
Instrument #527
References
See “Portrait of Krishna”
Vijaya Moorthy 2001 Romance of the Raga pp.49,120.

Wooden flute, covered in silver, with eight fingerholes, signed (in Tamil) a gift to a temple, and dated 3.7.26, made in 1926 in Southern India. Length 36.2cm.
In very good condition

Price £600.00
Instrument #528

Valiha from Madagascar, the body of bamboo with applied bone decoration, the meody strings of wire, the accompanying strings cut from the body. Signed "VALIA MALAGASY // ANTANANARIVO" Dated "30 MARS 1905" Length 92.0cm.
In good condition. It is rare to find a dated Valiha.

Price £950.00
Instrument #487
References
"Madagascar la musique dans l'histoire" 2003 byMireille Mialy Rakotomalala which illustrates a similar valiha and with a map showing the region where it was made.

Kin, large Japanese temple bell, made in the 19th century or earlier. Overall height (including red lacquered wooden stand) 61.0cm. Diameter of gong 42.0cm.
With cushion.

Price £1400.00
Instrument #420
References
Reference: William P. Malm 1959 Japanese Music and Musical Instruments pp.68,69

Dhodro Banam, sarangi, from the ?Santal Tribes of Eastern India, with two strings, height 61.0cm.
An unusual and rare model. The pegs are not original

Price £3200.00
Instrument #278
References
Reference:
Bengt Fosshag 1996 The Lutes of the Santal in World of Tribal Arts III/3. pp.62-72

Large Australian Aboriginal bull roarer, painted both sides, with human hair rope, length 75.0cm.
In used condition

Price £1500.00
Instrument #281

Mokko, cast bronze drum from the Sunda Islands in Indonesia, height 54.5cm.
Generally good original condition, small paint stain.

Price £6000.00
Instrument #286
References
Reference:
Ex-collection H.L.Diamond, Vienna.
Illustrated in A.Janata Musikinstrumente der Vlker 1975 p.26-7, sub-catalogue

Waniguchi, a bronze Japanese temple gong, width 28.0cm. With an open lotus flower on one side.
Good original condition

Price £1300.00
Instrument #287
References
References:
F.T.Piggott 1893 The Music and Musical Instruments of Japan pp.209,212.
1995 Catalogue IV Japanese Musical Instruments, Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments p.33.
Paul Wolff 1988 Traditional Japanese Musical Instruments pp.32,33.

Associated pair of Tibetan silver telescopic horns (Dsog-kang), one decorated with stones (one missing), the other with a patch of gilt. Length 39.5cm.
Dsong-kang are always played in pairs.

Price £3500.00
Instrument #291
References
References: David Scheidegger 1988 Tibetan Ritual Music pp.25,149.

Harp from the Phillipines, constructed of native timbers, height 137.0cm. Maximum width 65.0cm. Although made no earlier than the 19th century it is made in the style of the 17th century Spanish harp
Repaired and open cracks in table.

Price £1500.00
Instrument #152

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