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Burmese Temple Horn, 1885; silver brass and nautilus shell construction with cylindrical body; brass sphere finial with turquoise stone set in beaded silver mount on end and silver suspension ring behind; four knops form mouthpiece, decreasing in size to aperture, the first and second are decorated with beaded edging, the third is silver with a chased floral pattern and inset with four gems, the fourth is decorated with relief knops, swags, beads and gadroons; a nautilus shell, carved with spirals and floral decoration connects the mouthpiece to the stem; large round backed brass flange, inset with gems and decorated with relief patterns, is attached to the underside to provide resonance.

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    Burma / Myanmar
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