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Qin (Seven-stringed zither)

Unidentified Artist

Period: Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date: late 16th century
Culture: China
Medium: Purple sandalwood (zitan) and black lacquer
Dimensions: H. 4 in. (10.2 cm); W. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); L. 50 1/8 in. (127.3 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, in honor of Mrs. C. Douglas Dillon, 1981
Accession Number: 1981.242.3

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