All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Musical : Brass : Pre 1920 item #1288620 (stock #578)

'Horagai', a large conch shell used for religious purposes by Buddhist monks or as a signal for samurai, as the only traditional lip-vibrated instrument found in Japan.
Fitted with a wooden mouthpiece covering with black lacquer as an old type, in working condition if you can blow.
A Japanized form of the vibration and its undulation, as also a decorative essence.

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All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Musical : Brass : Pre 1910 item #1136741 (stock #IH)
An African Trumpet made from an Ivory horn. Length is 15 1/2 inches.