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Bǎn (板 )

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Fukian province, China
Culture:
Chinese
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
L.: 29.2 cm (11-1/2 in.);W. 6.4 cm (2-1/2 in.)
Classification:
Idiophone-Concussion
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.71
Not on view
The ban is related to the paiban and serves a similar purpose: marking time.
Alexander S. van Dyck ; Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Asia, Gallery 27. 2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1903, vol. II, pg. 24.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Gallery 27. 1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1901, vol. I, pg. 24.



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