Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Erxian

Maker:
Golden Tone Workshop
Date:
19th century
Geography:
Foshan, Guangdong province, China
Culture:
Chinese
Medium:
Wood, composition, silk, resin
Dimensions:
L: 57.4 cm (22-9/16 in.); Depth: 8.3 cm (3-1/4 in.); Diam. of body: 9.3 cm (3-11/16 in.) see diagram
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.44
Not on view
Marking: "Canton City, made by the Golden Tone Workshop"
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. 19.

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

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