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I have had this for years. I'm not even sure where I got it from. I wish I could say I went to Tibet for it... Nope! Someday. :)

Well this is what it is...

Old Tibetan Ceremonial Ritual Buddhist Monastery Brass / Copper Chu - Srin Sea Dragon or Makara Horn Trumpet From the Roof of the World

with large Dragon Head, Tong Out, Chain attached to it,whimsically hand carved at the Dragon Head,Middle and Tip of the Horn

The horn was a part of a traditional Buddhist ensemble and was often used to call Lamas to worship. This musical instrument was used to call monks to worship and also was used to invoke water and rain.

This horn is a sign of good luck in Tibetian and Chinese culture and stands for the absence of all evil as an attribute, symbolizing the glory of all holy men.

Dated most likely back to the early 1900s.

Dimensions approx.:
19 3/4" in length,
the head - 3 1/2 tall x 2" wide

Old Tibetan Ceremonial Buddhist Copper Chu Srin Makara Sea Dragon Horn c1900's


  • Vintage item from 1900 - 1909
  • Material: brass
  • Only ships within United States.
  • Feedback: 9 reviews
  • Favorited by: 26 people