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Huobusi

Date:
19th century
Geography:
China
Culture:
Chinese (Naxi people)
Medium:
Wood, snakeskin
Dimensions:
L.: 86.8 cm (34-3/16 in.); W.: 12.4 cm (4-7/8 in.); D.: 7.2 cm (2-13/16 in.) see diagram
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-plucked-unfretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.55
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Asia, Gallery 27. 2. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1903, vol. II, pg. 19.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Gallery 27. 1. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1901, vol. I, pg. 19.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13, pg. 18.



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