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Native NameKeman
Object Number:29-96-437A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Technique:Gilded
Engraved
Length: 43 cm
Width: 19 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Kemans, oblong, gilded engraved symbols. Pendant made up of 4 metal ornamental cross pieces, joined with beads on wires. 5th piece is curved and has 3 pendants made up of 2 and 3 symbolic pieces joined with beads. Main part of Keman has 6 side hanging ornaments made up of 3 pieces each. 2 top end in bells.

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