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Kayagum

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Artist Unknown (Korea)

Date

19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Kayagum, Artist Unknown (Korea)
Kayagum: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Musical Instruments | Wood, lacquer and inlaid mother-of-pearl
Size: 4 1/8 x 56 3/4 x 8 in. (10.48 x 144.15 x 20.32 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Korea
Culture: Asia, Korea
Style: 19th century, Joseon Dynasty
Physical Description: 12 string instrument; circle and crescent openings at bottom reflected in top inlay at one short end; mother-of-pearl inlay, two birds and moon in clouds at upper surface, sides adorned by birds and plants; underside grain appears to look like oak
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the Asian Art Council and Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 97.124
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009