Antique Tibetan Lingam Singing Bowl. C4 (Root Chakra)
Weight 1 lb 15 oz. (880g). 18.5 x 9 cm (approx. 7 ¼ x 3 ½ inches)
This is a Large antique Thadobati Lingam singing bowl with a good mid octave C fundamental when struck with a padded mallet or played around the rim with a suede ringer. It is very responsive and easy to play.
This Thadobati-shaped Lingam bowl has smooth high-sided walls that gently curve in towards the rim, a grooved lip, a pretty nipple-like lingam at its centre and a neat symmetrical navel on the underside. This bowl is believed to date from the 19th century and has seen a fair amount of use. It is structurally sound and free of stains and blemishes, but any decorative features it may once have had have been worn away with the passage of time.
A Tibetan silk brocade bowl cushion, a padded mallet, and a teak and suede ringer are all included in the price.
Listen: (2 struck notes and 1 played note)