Pair of Small Cymbals with Carrying Case

Historical period(s)
17th-18th century
Medium
Cymbals of five metals "li" with tiger-skin and silk hand strip; carrying case of red leather over wood with metal fittings
Dimensions
H x Diam (cymbals): 12.7 x 22.9 cm (5 x 9 in) H x Diam (case): 17.8 x 27.9 cm (7 x 11 in)
Geography
Central Tibet, Lhasa
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2013.24a-d
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Musical Instrument
Type

Cymbals

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, brocade, Buddhism, cymbal, Tibet
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alice S. Kandell

Published References
  • Marylin M. Rhie Robert A.F. Thurman. A Shrine for Tibet: The Alice S. Kandell Collection. New York and London. VI-16, 250.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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