Makara Gallery

Himalayan arts - Asian arts

Lute

 

Northern Nepal,
wood, leather.
Vernacular name : Sgra-Snyan or Dranyen.
65 cm / 25,5 inches
19th century or earlier.
Price : 700 €
In # 247
The four-stringed instrument is surmounted by an animal figure with a ferocious expression representing a mythological creature close to the dragon.