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Type: Musical Instrument (79)
Type: Musical Instrument (79)
Tanbūr
Syria or Turkey, Ottoman period
1918.347CCCC0
Thumb Piano
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe peoples
1915.495CCCC0
Sitar
Eastern India, Bengal or Bangladesh
1918.346CCCC0
Vielle à roue
Pajot of Jánzat (French)
1918.378CCCC0
Pipa
China, Qing dynasty
1918.344CCCC0
Guqin
China, Ming dynasty
1918.371CCCC0
Kamānche (incomplete)
Northern Iran
1918.353CCCC0
Oliphant (Side-Blown Trumpet)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
2010.448CCCC0
End-blown Flute (Hitoyogiri)
Japan, Meiji period
1921.914CCCC0
Oud
Northern Saudi Arabia
1918.350CCCC0
Vielle à roue
Pajot of Jánzat (French)
1918.354CCCC0
Painted Drum
Central Andes, Middle Horizon, North Coast?
2022.37CCCC0
Vielle à Roue (Hurdy-Gurdy)
Jacques Decante (French, 1808–1884)
2020.422CCCC0
Tsuzumi Drum
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
1918.349CCCC0
Lute or Tiorbino
Italy, probably made in the mid-17th century, but modified by later repair
1918.368CCCC0
Moon Lute (Yueqin)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.382CCCC0
Whistle
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe-style maker
1915.442CCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 1800s
1915.443CCCC0
Bell
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Kongo-style maker
1975.190©
Whistle (kasengosengo)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
1954.376CCCC0
Bowharp
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.344CCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 19th century
1915.454CCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 19th century
1915.444CCCC0
Lyre Guitar or Lirachitara
M. C. Mousset (French)
1918.341CCCC0
Harp
France, 16th century
1918.363CCCC0
Harp-Lute
England, London, 18th century
1918.376CCCC0
Lyre Guitar
Italy, late 17th century
1918.379CCCC0
Lute
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1918.362CCCC0
Taus
East India
1918.361©
Harp
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1918.356CCCC0
Lutina
Francesco Presbier (Italian)
1918.386CCCC0
Drum
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ìsẹ́yìn, Yorùbá-style maker
1975.159©
Guitar
England, London, late 18th century
1918.336CCCC0
Sarangi
India, 19th century
1918.339CCCC0
Guitar
Japan, Edo period
1918.374CCCC0
Guitar
Japan, Edo period
1918.374.aCCCC0
Guitar (plectrum)
Japan, Edo period
1918.374.bCCCC0
Lamellophone "thumb piano"
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bushoong-style maker
1918.373CCCC0
Bugaku Biwa
Japan, Edo period
1918.380CCCC0
Harp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zande, 20th century
1929.346CCCC0
Drum (ingoma)
Eastern Africa, Uganda, 20th century
1929.343CCCC0
Gimbri
Africa, unknown maker
1918.343CCCC0
Mandore
probably France, 19th century
1918.338CCCC0
Liuxian Pipa (Six-String Pipa)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.369CCCC0
Sanxian (Three-Stringed Guitar)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.348CCCC0
Lute
Italy, Venice, 14th century
1918.367CCCC0
Psaltery
China, Qing dynasty
1918.345CCCC0
Harp
France, 18th century
1918.366CCCC0
Kora
Africa, unknown maker
1918.352CCCC0
Pandurina
Italy, 15th century
1918.337CCCC0
Sitar
East India
1918.355©
Guitar
Vuilleaume of Lyons (French)
1918.370©
Bow
China, Qing dynasty
1918.392CCCC0
Mandoline
Africa, 20th century
1918.385CCCC0
Sarangi
India
1918.387©
Mandolin
Giovanni Battista (Italian)
1918.340CCCC0
Fiddle
America, North American Indian
1918.381CCCC0
Sarangi
East India
1918.388©
Bow
America, North American Indian
1918.396CCCC0
Bow
India
1918.394©
Koto
Japan, Edo period
1918.383CCCC0
Bow
India
1918.393©
Sono Koto
Japan, Edo period
1918.359CCCC0
Sono Koto
Japan, Edo period
1918.359.aCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Edo period
1918.359.bCCCC0
Chittara Battente
Italy, 15th century
1918.360CCCC0
Guitar
probably by Fernando Theze (Italian)
1918.358CCCC0
Chittarone
Italy, late 17th century
1918.364CCCC0
Ta'khe
Cambodia
1918.365©
Sarangi
India
1918.375©
Mandoline
Giovanni Battista (Italian)
1918.377CCCC0
Mandoline
Eastern Africa, Madagascar, 20th century
1918.384CCCC0
Erxian (Two-Stringed Chinese Fiddle)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.351CCCC0
Guitar
Italy
1918.390©
Sitar
India
1918.397©
Heike Biwa
Japan, Meiji period
1918.342CCCC0
Harp
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1918.357CCCC0
Chittarone (or Arch-Lute)
Italy, Rome, late 17th century
1918.372CCCC0
Fiddle (iningidi)
Eastern Africa, Rwanda-Burundi, 20th century
1929.347CCCC0
Musical Instrument
East Africa, Uganda, 20th century
1929.322CCCC0
Side-Blown Trumpet
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon; Fang, 19th century
1998.93CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Tanbūr
Syria or Turkey, Ottoman period
1918.347Wood, bone, mother-of-pearl, and wireOverall: 58.4 x 10.5 cm (23 x 4 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Thumb Piano
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe peoples
1915.495Wood, iron, and wireOverall: 19.1 x 10.2 x 6.4 cm (7 1/2 x 4 x 2 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Sitar
Eastern India, Bengal or Bangladesh
1918.346Gourd and wood with pigment, ivory, and bone; copper alloy frets, and iron alloy strings (with one modern copper replacement)Overall: 95.2 x 15.3 cm (37 1/2 x 6 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Vielle à roue
Pajot of Jánzat (French)
1918.378Overall: 74 x 33 cm (29 1/8 x 13 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Pipa
China, Qing dynasty
1918.344Wood, ivory, bone, gutOverall: 95.4 x 27.4 x 8 cm (37 9/16 x 10 13/16 x 3 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Guqin
China, Ming dynasty
1918.371Wood, horn, silk, mother-of-pearlOverall: 4.5 x 18.1 x 123.5 cm (1 3/4 x 7 1/8 x 48 5/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Kamānche (incomplete)
Northern Iran
1918.353Wood, hide, and boneOverall: 58.5 x 26.8 cm (23 1/16 x 10 9/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Oliphant (Side-Blown Trumpet)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
2010.448IvoryOverall: 32 x 4 x 6 cm (12 5/8 x 1 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
End-blown Flute (Hitoyogiri)
Japan, Meiji period
1921.914Lacquered bamboo with gold and silver maki-e (sprinkled powder designs)33.5 x 2.6 cm (13 3/16 x 1 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. LymanCCCC0
Oud
Northern Saudi Arabia
1918.350Wood, gut, and metalOverall: 81.3 x 33.7 cm (32 x 13 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Vielle à roue
Pajot of Jánzat (French)
1918.354Overall: 73.7 x 33 cm (29 x 13 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Painted Drum
Central Andes, Middle Horizon, North Coast?
2022.37Animal hide, gesso, wooden slats, pigmentOverall: 27 x 28 x 12 cm (10 5/8 x 11 x 4 3/4 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Vielle à Roue (Hurdy-Gurdy)
Jacques Decante (French, 1808–1884)
2020.422Wood; mother-of-pearl inlayGift of Clara Taplin RankinCCCC0
No image available
Tibet
1918.389Bone, leather, and copper alloyOverall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
No image available
Tibet
1918.391Skull bone, cloth, hemp fiber, leather, and skinOverall: 20.4 x 17.8 x 13.1 cm (8 1/16 x 7 x 5 3/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Tsuzumi Drum
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
1918.349Wood with lacquer and sprinkled gold powder (maki-e), hide, iron, and cordDiameter: 20.4 cm (8 1/16 in.); Overall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Lute or Tiorbino
Italy, probably made in the mid-17th century, but modified by later repair
1918.368WoodOverall: 100.7 x 27.7 cm (39 5/8 x 10 7/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Moon Lute (Yueqin)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.382Rosewood, wutong (paulownia) wood, and gut58.4 x 35.6 cm (23 x 14 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Whistle
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe-style maker
1915.442Probably hippopotamus ivoryOverall: 5.7 x 3.2 cm (2 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 1800s
1915.443Probably hippopotamus ivoryOverall: 7.3 x 3.2 cm (2 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Bell
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Kongo-style maker
1975.190Wood and plant fiberOverall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Whistle (kasengosengo)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
1954.376WoodOverall: 9.6 x 4.8 cm (3 3/4 x 1 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Louise M. Dunn in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Russell JelliffeCCCC0
Bowharp
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.344Wood, rawhide, plant fiber, metal, and glass beadHandle: 36.9 cm (14 1/2 in.); Drum: 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 19th century
1915.454WoodOverall: 8.9 x 3.8 cm (3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe people, late 19th century
1915.444Probably hippopotamus ivoryOverall: 8.6 x 3.2 cm (3 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Lyre Guitar or Lirachitara
M. C. Mousset (French)
1918.341Varnished woodOverall: 32.7 x 78.1 cm (12 7/8 x 30 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Harp
France, 16th century
1918.363Overall: 125.8 x 61.6 cm (49 1/2 x 24 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Harp-Lute
England, London, 18th century
1918.376Varnished woodOverall: 90.5 x 37.5 cm (35 5/8 x 14 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Lyre Guitar
Italy, late 17th century
1918.379Overall: 76.9 x 33.4 cm (30 1/4 x 13 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Lute
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1918.362Overall: 91.5 x 34 cm (36 x 13 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Taus
East India
1918.361Overall: 108 x 17.2 cm (42 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Harp
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1918.356Wood, rawhide, and stringOverall: 63.6 cm (25 1/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Lutina
Francesco Presbier (Italian)
1918.386Overall: 54 x 19.1 cm (21 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Drum
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ìsẹ́yìn, Yorùbá-style maker
1975.159Wood and rawhideOverall: 45 cm (17 11/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Guitar
England, London, late 18th century
1918.336Varnished woodOverall: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Sarangi
India, 19th century
1918.339Overall: 61.6 cm (24 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Guitar
Japan, Edo period
1918.374Overall: 96.8 cm (38 1/8 in.); Widest end: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Lamellophone "thumb piano"
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bushoong-style maker
1918.373Wood, iron, and upholstery studsOverall: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Bugaku Biwa
Japan, Edo period
1918.380Overall: 85.8 cm (33 3/4 in.); Widest end: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Harp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zande, 20th century
1929.346Wood, snakeskin, pelt, cloth, and natural fiberDiameter: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.); Overall: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Drum (ingoma)
Eastern Africa, Uganda, 20th century
1929.343Wood, rawhide, and plant fiberDiameter: 31.2 cm (12 5/16 in.); Overall: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Gimbri
Africa, unknown maker
1918.343Wood, rawhide, and stringOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Mandore
probably France, 19th century
1918.338Overall: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Liuxian Pipa (Six-String Pipa)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.369WoodOverall: 100.4 x 31.5 cm (39 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Sanxian (Three-Stringed Guitar)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.348WoodDiameter: 14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.); Overall: 82.6 cm (32 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Lute
Italy, Venice, 14th century
1918.367Overall: 93 x 31.8 cm (36 5/8 x 12 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Psaltery
China, Qing dynasty
1918.345WoodOverall: 59.8 x 15 cm (23 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Harp
France, 18th century
1918.366Overall: 164.5 x 80.7 cm (64 3/4 x 31 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Kora
Africa, unknown maker
1918.352Gourd, wood, rawhide, string, and ropeDiameter: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.); Overall: 111.8 cm (44 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Pandurina
Italy, 15th century
1918.337Varnished woodOverall: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Sitar
East India
1918.355Diameter: 33.7 cm (13 1/4 in.); Overall: 133.4 cm (52 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Guitar
Vuilleaume of Lyons (French)
1918.370Overall: 92.5 x 34 cm (36 7/16 x 13 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Bow
China, Qing dynasty
1918.392WoodOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Mandoline
Africa, 20th century
1918.385Wood, rawhide, upholstery studs, string, metal, and colorantOverall: 19.8 x 7.7 cm (7 13/16 x 3 1/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Sarangi
India
1918.387Overall: 59.1 x 13.1 cm (23 1/4 x 5 3/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Mandolin
Giovanni Battista (Italian)
1918.340Varnished woodOverall: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Fiddle
America, North American Indian
1918.381WoodDiameter: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.); Overall: 50.8 cm (20 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Sarangi
East India
1918.388Overall: 55.9 x 15.3 cm (22 x 6 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Bow
America, North American Indian
1918.396Overall: 54.1 cm (21 5/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Bow
India
1918.394Overall: 53.4 cm (21 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Koto
Japan, Edo period
1918.383Overall: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Bow
India
1918.393Overall: 59.1 cm (23 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Sono Koto
Japan, Edo period
1918.359Overall: 117.8 cm (46 3/8 in.); Widest end: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Chittara Battente
Italy, 15th century
1918.360Overall: 88.9 x 25.4 cm (35 x 10 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Guitar
probably by Fernando Theze (Italian)
1918.358Diameter: 39.8 cm (15 11/16 in.); Overall: 95 cm (37 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Chittarone
Italy, late 17th century
1918.364Overall: 188.2 x 38.1 cm (74 1/8 x 15 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Ta'khe
Cambodia
1918.365Tropical hardwood with ferrous metal and silk stringsOverall: 17.7 x 108.6 x 28.2 cm (6 15/16 x 42 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Sarangi
India
1918.375Overall: 68 x 20.7 cm (26 3/4 x 8 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Mandoline
Giovanni Battista (Italian)
1918.377Overall: 57.5 x 17.2 cm (22 5/8 x 6 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Mandoline
Eastern Africa, Madagascar, 20th century
1918.384Wood, calabash, rawhide, and stringOverall: 24.2 x 12.8 cm (9 1/2 x 5 1/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Erxian (Two-Stringed Chinese Fiddle)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.351WoodDiameter: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.); Overall: 43.2 cm (17 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Guitar
Italy
1918.390SilverOverall: 73.7 x 23.2 cm (29 x 9 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Sitar
India
1918.397Overall: 62.2 x 8 x 1.4 cm (24 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 9/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Heike Biwa
Japan, Meiji period
1918.342Wood, bone, silkOverall: 92.8 x 30 cm (36 9/16 x 11 13/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Harp
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1918.357Wood, snakeskin, plant fiber, cane, string, and colorantOverall: 63.6 cm (25 1/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Chittarone (or Arch-Lute)
Italy, Rome, late 17th century
1918.372Overall: 160.7 x 29.6 cm (63 1/4 x 11 5/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Fiddle (iningidi)
Eastern Africa, Rwanda-Burundi, 20th century
1929.347Wood, snakeskin, and plant fiberDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.); Overall: 44.2 cm (17 3/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Musical Instrument
East Africa, Uganda, 20th century
1929.322Wood and leatherOverall: 66.7 cm (26 1/4 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Side-Blown Trumpet
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon; Fang, 19th century
1998.93Elephant ivoryOverall: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0