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Yeh Hu

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Xiaoxi (Sio Khe), Fujian province, China
Culture:
Chinese
Medium:
Coconut, wood, silk, hide, bamboo, horsehair
Dimensions:
L: 64.1 cm (25-1/4 in.); Depth: 6.5 cm (2-9/16 in.); Diam. of body: 13.7 cm (5-3/8 in.); L. of bow: 69.1 cm (27-1/4 in.) see diagram
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.46 a, b
Not on view
Marking: (sticker on head) illegible but refers to "Mountain of Abundant Jewels.'' (trans. Raoul Birnbaum, 1976).
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown ; Alexander S. van Dyck
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Asia, Gallery 27. 2. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1903, vol. II, pg. 20.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Gallery 27. 1. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1901, vol. I, pg. 20.



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