<em>Plucked Idiophone (Sanza)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, metal, glass beads, 2 x 6 x 3 1/4 in. (5.1 x 15.2 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.894. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.894_threequarter_PS5.jpg)

Plucked Idiophone (Sanza)

Medium: Wood, metal, glass beads

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 2 x 6 x 3 1/4 in. (5.1 x 15.2 x 8.3 cm)


Accession Number: 22.894

Image: CUR.22.894_threequarter_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Plucked idiophone made of wood. Resonating chamber is hollow and rectangular in shape. The bridge on the anterior surface holds nine metal keys. A round sounding hole is found on the posterior surface of the resonating chamber. 4 blue glass beads remain on the bases of 4 keys. 3 small holes in a triangular formation are found on hte proper right side. CONDITION: Wood is scratched and split.

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