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Zither

Medium:
Black lacquer over wood core
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 122.8 x 19.6 x 12.7 cm (48 3/8 x 7 11/16 x 5 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Date:
1638
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.99
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Zither (qin) inscribed with the name "Dragon's Moan."

Medium:
Lacquer over wood; pegs and keys of jade; stops inlaid with metal; silk strings. Pegs, keys, and strings are replacements.
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 123.2 x 20.9 x 11.2 cm (48 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 4 7/16 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Date:
618-1127
Period:
Tang to Northern Song dynasty
Topic:
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.100
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Zither

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 118.4 x 19.3 x 11.2 cm (46 5/8 x 7 5/8 x 4 7/16 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
China
bronze
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.101
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Musical instrument (qin)

Medium:
Iron, jade and silk thread
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 117 x 18.6 x 10.3 cm (46 1/16 x 7 5/16 x 4 1/16 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
China
iron
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.83a-b
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Seven-stringed lute (qin)

Medium:
Lacquer and wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11.1 x 119.1 x 18.9 cm (4 3/8 x 46 7/8 x 7 7/16 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Date:
960-1279
Period:
Song dynasty
Topic:
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.375
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Seven-stringed zither (Spring Breeze)

Calligrapher:
Wen Zhengming, 1470-1559
Medium:
Lacquered wood, water buffalo horn, mother-of-pearl, and silk strings
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 x 18.2 x 124.5 cm (4 5/16 x 7 3/16 x 49 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
qin
China
wood
mother-of-pearl
Chinese Art
horn
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Shing Yiu Yip
Accession Number:
F1999.8
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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