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Musical Instruments from East Asia

Musical Instrument, East Asia

Works of Art (25)

Bell (dotaku), late Yayoi period, 1st–2nd century, Japan, Bronze (18.68)
Bell, Eastern Zhou dynasty, late Spring and Autumn period, early 5th century B.C., China, Bronze (1988.20.7)
Dizi, Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century, China, Jade (65.149a,b)
Koto with Case, early 17th century; fabric koto wrap, 18th and 19th century, Goto Teijo, Ninth Generation Goto Master (Japanese), Japan, Various woods, ivory and tortoiseshell inlay, gold and silver inlays, metalwork (2007.194a–f)
Lady Su Hui and Her Verse Puzzle, Ming dynasty, 16th century, China, Handscroll; ink and color on silk (33.167)
Nao (bell), Shang dynasty (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.), China, Bronze (49.136.10)
Netsuke: Ox with boy playing flute, 19th century, Japanese, Wood, ivory, metal (10.211.780)
Paiban (half of a clapper), Ming dynasty, early 15th century, China, Ivory, traces of pigment (2003.166)
Pipa, 19th century, Made by Jiu-cheng, Guangzhou (Canton), China, Wood, ivory, bone, gut (89.4.52)
Pipa, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), late 15th–early 16th century, China, Wood, ivory, bone, silk (50.145.74)
Qin, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), 1634, China, Wood, lacquer, jade, silk strings (1999.93)
Qing (chime) for linzhong (eighth note in the twelve-note scale), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, dated 1716, China, Jade with incised gilded design (03.15.1)
Qing (musical stone) with theme of the Hundred Antiques, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736–95), China, Jade (02.18.644)
Rag-dung, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, China, Copper, cloisonné, brass (1989.33) and (1988.349)
Se player, Han dynasty, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., China, Pottery (1994.605.85a–c)
Seated Female Musicians, Tang dynasty, late 7th century, China, Pottery (23.180.4–7)
Seated Musician, Tang dynasty (618–906), China, Marble (2006.156)
Set of ten belt plaques, Tang dynasty, 7th–8th century, China, Jade (1992.165.22a–j)
Sheng, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 19th century, China, Wood, metal, ivory (89.4.96)
Suona, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Rosewood, brass (89.4.20)
Suzu, 17th century, Miwa, Nara Prefecture, Japan, Wood, metal (89.4.94)
Xiao, Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century, China, Fukien Province, Porcelain (1988.91)
Xun (ovoid ocarina), Han dynasty (206 B.C.–220 A.D.), China, Pottery (2005.14)
Yunluo ("cloud gong"), Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Bronze (89.4.15a)
Zhong (bell), Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period (5th–3rd century B.C.), China, Bronze (13.220.86)