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Gong Held by Oni

Date:
early 19th century
Geography:
Kyoto, Japan
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Metal, wood, lacquer, polychrome
Dimensions:
Gong Diam. 77 cm (30-5/16 in.); Left figure H. 163.5 cm (64-3/8 in.), W. 93 cm (36-5/8 in.); Right figure H. 170 cm (67in.), W. 76 cm (30 in.); Pole L. 192 + knob 9 cm = 201 cm ( 79-1/) in.)
Classification:
Idiophone-Struck-gong
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2016a–e
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown ; Florence H. Learned (Mrs. Dwight W. Learned)
"Musical Instruments in The Metropolitan Museum." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (1978), Vol. XXXV, No. 3, pg. 3, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Asia, Gallery 27. 2. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1903, vol. II, pg. 86.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Gallery 27. 1. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1901, vol. I, pg. 86.



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