Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Napal

Maker:
Jong-Jin Hong (Korean)
Date:
ca. 1975
Geography:
South Korea, Korea
Culture:
Korean
Medium:
Brass, red satin
Dimensions:
Extended L: 114.6 cm (45-1/8 in.); collapsed L: 63.7 cm (25-1/16 in.); Diam. of bell: 14.8 cm (5-13/16 in.); bore Diam. at mouthpiece .7 cm (5/16 in.); Diam. at bell joint 4.7 cm (1-13/16 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-trumpet / trombone
Credit Line:
Gift of Korean Cultural Service, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.171.7
Not on view
The only Korean brass-wind, this trumpet sounds a 1-note drone. Its banner suggests a use in colorful military processions and occasionally outdoor Buddhist ensembles. The 2 sections of tubing telescope together for storage.
Korean Cultural Service
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