University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameSho
Object Number:A728
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Cloth
Credit Line:Gift of Sarah (Mrs. William D.) Frishmuth, 1900
Other Number:unknown - Seder Number

Description

Sho. Used popularly by temple orchestras. Small, brown, seventeen wood pipes attached to wooden resonator with extended mouth piece. Red cloth among pipes which have gold fittings. Rectangular hole in mouthpiece. Good condition: some pipes loose.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Annual Curator's Party (13 Nov 2014 - 13 Nov 2014) View Objects in Exhibition
The History of Music in China Symposium (22 Nov 2014 - 22 Nov 2014) View Objects in Exhibition

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