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Lot 0072
East Asia, Japan, later Meiji period, ca. early 20th century CE. A pretty conch shell horn in the style of those used in the Buddhist tradition. A wooden mouth piece makes the horn playable. The item, known as a "hora" or "horagai" can produce three or five different notes. Size: 4.75" W x 11" H (12.1 cm x 27.9 cm)

Provenance: private Millburn, New Jersey, USA collection

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Light patina on wood surface from age and handling.

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Early 20th C. Japanese Shell Horagai "Samurai Horn"

Estimate $400 - $600Jul 30, 2018