Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Tanso

Date:
ca. 1980
Geography:
Korea
Culture:
Korean
Medium:
Bamboo
Dimensions:
L. 38.6 cm (15-3/16 in.); Diam. 2.1 cm (13/16 in.); Diam. of bore 1.2 cm (7/16 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Blow Hole-end-blown flute (vertical)
Credit Line:
Gift of Daewoo Group, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.28.6
Not on view
This notched end-blown flute is similar to the Japanese shakuhachi, and is played alone and in ensembles. The lowest hole is a vent, not a fingerhole.
Daewoo Group
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