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Psaltery (celempung)

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Before 1988, allegedly came from the Keraton, Solo (the king's palace in Surakarta); by 1988, sold by Nila Artshop, Surakarta, to Tony Bingham, London, England; 1989, sold by Bingham to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 21, 1989)

Credit Line

Alice M. Bartlett Fund

late 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

Surakarta, Indonesia

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Teak, iron


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Chordophones