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Mouth Organ

Native NameKhaen
Object Number:A954
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Thailand
Length: 97 cm
Width: 12.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Sarah (William D.) Frishmuth, 1900
Other Number:A-158 - Seder Number


Phan. Double row of long, light wooden tubes (seven in each row- 14 total) held together in a small holled out piece of wood. Each tube has a free vibrating reed in it below the wooden casing. Tubes increase in length, forming one diagonal side. Wooden piece encasing tubes has opening for mouth at one end and comes to a point at the other end. Fair condition. Tubes loose.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The History of Music in China Symposium (22 Nov 2014 - 22 Nov 2014) View Objects in Exhibition

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