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Pair of Small Cymbals with Carrying Case

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Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Date
17th-18th century
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
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)
Type
Musical Instrument
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Accession Number
S2013.24a-d
Topic
Buddhism
cymbal
Tibet
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Alice S. Kandell Collection
brocade
Origin
Lhasa, Central Tibet
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