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Kashira with Gagaku Drum on a Stand
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Kashira with Gagaku Drum on a Stand


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This drum is used in "gagaku" court music and is known as a "tsuri daiko." The face is decorated with a swirled design called "tomoe." The mallets for striking the gong are on the bottom edge. This is part of a set with Walters 51.1000.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1841
Medium
shakudo, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1001
Measurements
1 5/16 in. (3.4 cm) (l.)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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