Necked box lute with four strings. Wooden neck and square pegbox with gourd resinator. Pegbox decorated with inlaid bone in 'Tagore' style. [MJD 17/9/2008]
Place details: ASIA. India / Local Name: CHIKARA Materials: Wood Plant / Gourd Plant / Animal Skin / Animal Bone / Textile / ?. Processes: Carpentered / Glued / Inlaid / Decorated / Woven / Knotted / ?. Dimensions: L = 680 mm W = 210 mm D = 155 mm Field Collector: Sourindra or Sourindro Mohan Raja Tagore When Collected: By 1914 Other Owners: Sourindra or Sourindro Mohan Raja Tagore PRM Source: Indian Institute via Ashmolean Museum Acquired: Transferred 1986 Other Numbers: x 332
KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Bowed Lute / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 3. MUSIC NAME: Necked box lute (4).