Hanging gong

Hanging gong


A series of seven hanging copper bells of various pitches with dragon motifs. (KH)

Manufacturing technique: processed metal
Dimensions: radius (from largest to smallest): 21.8 cm, 18 cm, 15.4 cm, 12.5 cm, 11 cm, 9 cm, 7.9 cm
No. of parts: 1
Current owner: Slovene Ethnographic Museum
Date of the last acquisition: 1963
Previous owners and periods of ownership: Ivan Skušek , Jr. and Tsuneko Kondō Kawase - Marija Skušek, National Museum of Slovenia, Slovene Ethnographic Museum
Object condition, handling and damage: The gongs are not all connected, the third from the smallest to the largest gong (bell) is not connected in the set of gongs. The link connecting the whole set of gongs is damaged.
Press releases: HRVATIN, Klara. 2020. "Zbirateljska kultura in razstave vzhodnoazijskih glasbil na Slovenskem: Identifikacija glasbil iz Skuškove zbirke" [Collection Culture and Exhibitions of East Asian Musical Instruments in Slovenia: Identification of Musical Instruments]. Ars & Humanitas 14(2), 119–135. https://doi.org/10.4312/ars.14.2.119-135

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