Home > Collections > Musical Instruments(CATALOG I)

218 kudyapiq

Image ( JPEG format )

body: wood; L.102.0cm
strings: 2, steel; frets: 6, wood,movable

A boat-shaped plucked lute, the body, neck and tail piece of which are formed from a single hollowed out piece of wood. The back is a separate piece fitted into the body like a lid. Frets positioned under one of the strings are fixed to the body with beeswax. The entire instrument is painted black, with engraved linear patterns in some parts.

[ << ]

[ Back to Top Menu ]
Music Department, Tokyo National University of the Arts, 12-8 Ueno Kouen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8714, Japan