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Hu Hu

Date:
19th century
Geography:
China
Culture:
Chinese
Medium:
Wood, snakeskin, fabric, glue, bamboo, horsehair
Dimensions:
L: 46.7 cm (18-3/8 in.); Depth: 10.8 cm (4-1/4 in.); Diam. of body: 5.6 cm (2-3/16 in.); Bow length: 15.4 cm (6-1/16 in.) (see diagram)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.47
Not on view
Marking: On Spike and neck: not translated (1987).
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. 20.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Gallery 27. 1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1901, vol. I, pg. 20.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13, pg. 18.

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