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Valiha from Madagascar, the body of bamboo with applied bone decoration, the meody strings of wire, the accompanying strings cut from the body. Signed "VALIA MALAGASY // ANTANANARIVO" Dated "30 MARS 1905" Length 92.0cm.
In good condition. It is rare to find a dated Valiha.

Price £950.00
Instrument #487
References
"Madagascar la musique dans l'histoire" 2003 byMireille Mialy Rakotomalala which illustrates a similar valiha and with a map showing the region where it was made.

Kin, large Japanese temple bell, made in the 19th century or earlier. Overall height (including red lacquered wooden stand) 61.0cm. Diameter of gong 42.0cm.
With cushion.

Price £1400.00
Instrument #420
References
Reference: William P. Malm 1959 Japanese Music and Musical Instruments pp.68,69

Kin, large Japanese temple bell, made in the 19th century or earlier. Overall height (including wooden stand) 71.0cm. Diameter of gong 47.0cm. The red lacquered stand with engraved metal mounts.


Made of hand beaten bronze. Lacks cushion.

Price £2300.00
Instrument #402
References
Reference: William P. Malm 1959 Japanese Music and Musical Instruments pp.68,69



Large Australian Aboriginal bull roarer, painted both sides, with human hair rope, length 75.0cm.
In used condition

Price £1500.00
Instrument #281

Mokko, cast bronze drum from the Sunda Islands in Indonesia, height 54.5cm.
Generally good original condition, small paint stain.

Price £6000.00
Instrument #286
References
Reference:
Ex-collection H.L.Diamond, Vienna.
Illustrated in A.Janata “Musikinstrumente der Völker” 1975 p.26-7, sub-catalogue

Waniguchi, a bronze Japanese temple gong, width 28.0cm. With an open lotus flower on one side.
Good original condition

Price £1300.00
Instrument #287
References
References:
F.T.Piggott 1893 The Music and Musical Instruments of Japan pp.209,212.
1995 Catalogue IV Japanese Musical Instruments, Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments p.33.
Paul Wolff 1988 Traditional Japanese Musical Instruments pp.32,33.

Associated pair of Tibetan silver telescopic horns (Dsog-kang), one decorated with stones (one missing), the other with a patch of gilt. Length 39.5cm.
Dsong-kang are always played in pairs.

Price £3500.00
Instrument #291
References
References: David Scheidegger 1988 Tibetan Ritual Music pp.25,149.

Da-chen, the big damaru from Tibet, the wooden body decorated with ten painted scenes from the Ramayana. Head diameter 28.3cm. In original cloth carrying case.
In good original condition

Price £3500.00
Instrument #292
References
References:
David A. Scheidegger 1988 Tibetan Ritual Music pp.53-55,155.
Peter Crossley-Holland 1982 Musical Instruments in Tibetan Legend and Folklore pp.29-31.

Harp from the Phillipines, constructed of native timbers, height 137.0cm. Maximum width 65.0cm. Although made no earlier than the 19th century it is made in the style of the 17th century Spanish harp
Repaired and open cracks in table.

Price £1500.00
Instrument #152

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