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Plectrum (bachi) for lute (shamisen)

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Provenance

1992, sold by Hinata Antiques, Tokyo, Japan, to Tony Bingham, London, England; 1992, sold by Bingham to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 1992)

Credit Line

Musical Instruments Curator's Fund

19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Length 21.2 cm, width 8.2 cm, thickness 2.2 cm (Length 8 3/8 in., width 3 1/4 in., thickness 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1992.8

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Accessories