Yunluo (雲鑼 )"Cloud Gong"

Bronze, wood | 71.1 x 16.5 x 10.2cm | 19th century

Unknown Artist

The yunluo consists of ten tuned bronze gongs of varying thicknesses, which provide different pitches when struck with a small mallet. First cited in the early fourteenth century, this instrument was originally used at court and in Confucian ceremoni...
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