Kisaanji

Wood, metal bridge | 25.4 x 19.1cm | Late 19th century

Unknown Artist

Kisanji (Cisaji), a lamellaphone with 18 tongues tuned with wax, and rattling metal rings.

Lamellaphone is a term to designate instruments consisting of thin tongues of metal or split cane, mounted on a resonating board or box. Depressing the free e...
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