Qin (Seven-stringed zither)

Artist:
Unidentified Artist
Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
late 16th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Purple sandalwood (zitan) and black lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 4 in. (10.2 cm); W. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); L. 50 1/8 in. (127.3 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, in honor of Mrs. C. Douglas Dillon, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.242.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 218
Robert H. Ellsworth , New York (until 1981; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ming Furniture Room," 1998.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Re-Installation of The Ming Furniture Room," 2008.