Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pipa (琵琶 )

Maker:
Shop of Refined Tones, Guangzhou (Canton)
Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
China
Culture:
Chinese
Medium:
Wood, silk strings, ivory
Dimensions:
Length: 35 1/2 in. (90.2 cm); Width: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-plucked-unfretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2752
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Historical Groups, Gallery 39. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1905, pg. 45.

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