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Zither key (si)

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.3 x 1.3 x 5.2 cm (3 1/4 x 1/2 x 2 1/16 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Date:
3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2692
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye381b57c66-1096-4cd5-899c-a6ee636ba5a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2692

Zither key

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 x 2.3 x 4.1 cm (3 1/8 x 7/8 x 1 5/8 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Date:
3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
dog  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2693
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye357515021-60d1-46da-9bc5-858dafca6d2b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2693

Zither peg with crouching bear

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.7 x 3.7 x 2 cm (1 1/16 x 1 7/16 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Date:
3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2694
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye340b69e71-6dc5-416f-abb4-c2b207805879
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2694

Peg for zither

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 4.5 x 4.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Date:
2nd-1st century BCE
Period:
Western Han dynasty
Topic:
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2695
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye39e98987e-9a82-4756-94d3-f9394a5d4792
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2695

Tuning key for a zither

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 11.8 x 4.7 cm (4 5/8 x 1 7/8 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Date:
3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2696
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye306280bc3-d02b-467d-94b4-f4d660d4a0fb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2696

Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn - "Four Seasons"

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2020-03-25T16:48:23Z
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
Youtube Category:
Film & Animation  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
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Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn - The Roving Cowboy / Avarguli (阿瓦尔古丽) [Official Music Video]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2020-03-05T15:06:16Z
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
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Alice Gu-Zheng Ensemble, Chinese Zither

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-06-23T18:38:04Z
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn - "Water Is Wide/Wusuli Boat Song"

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2020-02-11T19:53:02Z
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Performance by Hungarian Zither Maker Tibor Gats

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2013-07-26T19:24:12Z
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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Education  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolklife
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_jE-GmkkXlUY

Melo-Harp Auroharp

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Object Name:
Zither
autoharp
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1890s
Credit Line:
Gift of Roger Abrahams
ID Number:
MI.77.13
Accession number:
1977.1061
Catalog number:
77.13
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-3c21-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606334

Dolceola Zither

Measurements:
overall: 11 3/8 in x 17 3/4 in x 23 3/4 in; 28.8925 cm x 45.085 cm x 60.325 cm
Object Name:
zither
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Toledo
Date made:
1903-1920
Credit Line:
Gift of Vivian Reed
ID Number:
MI.69.11
Catalog number:
69.11
Accession number:
282109
Patent number:
719641
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-404c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606427
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German Zither

Physical Description:
rosewood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 12 in x 20 in; 5.715 cm x 30.48 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
Zither
Place made:
Germany
Date made:
1878-1882
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Howard Foote
ID Number:
MI.055688
Accession number:
11535
Catalog number:
055688
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-f9c0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1160938
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Zoerner Guitar

Maker:
Zoerner, Armin  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 37 1/4 in x 11 3/4 in x 3 7/8 in; 94.615 cm x 29.845 cm x 9.8425 cm
Object Name:
guitar
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1896-1898
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. J. Ryan Devereux
ID Number:
MI.312918
Accession number:
64657
Catalog number:
312918
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Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-29b5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_605721
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Schwarzer Zither

Maker:
Schwarzer, Franz  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
mother of pearl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 23 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 60.325 cm x 34.925 cm
overall: 3 in x 27 1/2 in x 13 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 69.85 cm x 34.925 cm
Object Name:
zither
Place made:
United States: Missouri, Washington
Date made:
1870-1880
Related Publication:
Nation of Nations, A
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George Saegmuller
ID Number:
MI.387297
Accession number:
186852
Catalog number:
387297
Serial number:
3456
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-54fa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606506
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Zither

Object Name:
zither
Place made:
Germany
Date made:
1975-1899
ID Number:
MI.387296
Accession number:
186852
Catalog number:
387296
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-44ec-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606761
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Patent Zither

Object Name:
zither
Place made:
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
Date made:
1879-1899
ID Number:
MI.332323
Accession number:
94380
Catalog number:
332323
Patent number:
222138
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-44ed-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606762
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Tremoloa

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 26 in x 10 in x 4 in; 66.04 cm x 25.4 cm x 10.16 cm
overall: 2 13/16 in x 26 in x 10 1/8 in; 7.14375 cm x 66.04 cm x 25.7175 cm
Object Name:
tremoloa
zither
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Jersey City
Credit Line:
Gift of Cheryl D. Gierke in memory of Randy C. Gierke
ID Number:
2009.0121.01
Catalog number:
2009.0121.01
Accession number:
2009.0121
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-f3cc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1375936
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Phyllis Diller’s Gag File

Manufacturer:
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Diller, Phyllis  Search this
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48 in x 40 in x 17 1/4 in; 121.92 cm x 101.6 cm x 43.815 cm
Object Name:
file
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1962 - 1994
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.01.01
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.01.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Phyllis Diller
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-40b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218385
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American Zither Album

Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in x 13 9/16 in; 5.715 cm x 26.035 cm x 34.44875 cm
Object Name:
book, music
ID Number:
1996.0278.03
Catalog number:
1996.0278.03
Accession number:
1996.0278
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7954-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1801947
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