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Gong

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Object Number:A656
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Fish
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Sarah (William D.) Frishmuth, 1900
Other Number:I-237 - Seder Number

Description

Large wooden fish gong carved from one piece of wood. Used to call Buddhists to assembly. Two metal rings for attachment.

Bibliography:

[Article] Seder, Theodore A. 1952. "Old World Overtones in the New World: Some Parallels with North American Indian Musical Instruments". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 16. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: figure 7View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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