Chinese zither

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Title

Chinese zither

Description

Rectangular shaped wooden zither (with dark stained lacquer). Circular hole in resonator. Three copper strings stretched over concealed 'finger' board with 23 metal frets. 23 keys (with English numerals). Resonator and exposed strings (for strumming) are at the right hand end of the instrument. Blue plectrum inside resonator. Unidentified Chinese characters in fret cover (gold coloured paint/stain). Symbols inside body. Size: 6 x 61.7 x 13 cm

Source

Grainger Museum

Publisher

Grainger Museum

Date

c.1950

Contributor

Grainger Museum
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