Lot 0093

19th C. Tibetan Wood Srga-Snyan / Dramyen - Dragon

Central Asia, Nepal or possibly Tibet, ca. 19th century CE. A striking wooden lute, also known as a srga-snyan or dramyen, carved from a single piece of wood, with a skin covered, hollow resonator. The sickle-curved pegbox is carved in the form of a fierce dragon with its mouth open in a roar. On the body above the resonator is an incised motif... more
19 Mar 2020
USA, Louisville, CO