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  • Subject is exactly "Chinese musical instruments"

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Small rounded slit drum with handle on top. Abstractly shaped to represent a "fish head" (used to accompany Buddhist chant). Slit across flattened base - hollowed out slightly to resonate when struck with accompanying beater. Painted red and gold…

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Body made from wooden cylinder (large bamboo rods) with wooden panels on front and back - back panel has 5 decorative pierced holes. Neck is made from cylindrical piece of wood - becomes squared at pegs - 2 pegs protruding from back of peg box.…

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Circular wooden body wtih short neck and four hexagonal wooden pegs. Strings missing. Ten raised wooden frets on neck and body (2 missing). Simple wood work with no decoration . "Strings in pairs at the 5th". Slight scroll on peg box and darker…
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