Zhutiqin, Stringed Instrument


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Artifact Identification Zhutiqin, Stringed Instrument   (1941.01.0002)
  1. Communication T&E
  2. :
  3. Musical T&E
  4. :
  5. Musical Instruments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) - Republic of China (1911-1949), Early 20th century
Culture Chinese: Cantonese

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 59.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 9.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.4 cm
Weight 245 g
Measuring Remarks D2 is the diameter of the cylinder. D3 is the thickness of the wood bar.
Materials Plant--Wood, Plant--Bamboo
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information (5YR 3/4 ) -ns Moderate Brown; Light Brown ( 7.5YR 5/4) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

"A melodic stringed instrument resembling a gavel with a long neck and two pegs, used for opera and folksong." Hsu,The Henry Eichheim Collection of Oriental Instruments., 1984, p. 42.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Hsu Dolores M. The Henry Eichheim Collection of Oriental Instruments. Santa Barbara. University of California, 1984: p.42.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of School of Music, UIUC
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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