Collection Items

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    DCM 0013: Anonymous, Chinese / Di (Transverse Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Bamboo, stained brown, with bone ferrules, gold tassel.; 65.9 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus membrane hole, 2 tassel holes, plus 2 vent holes at foot. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Cracked almost entire length through tonehole rank; membrane missing. Provenance: A. P....
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0016: Anonymous, Chinese / T'ai P'ing Hsiao (Vertical Whistle Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: T'ai P'ing Hsiao (Vertical Whistle Flute) Medium: Bamboo stained brown, bone ferrules, blue tassel.; 52.15 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus membrane hole, 2 tassel holes, plus 2 vent holes at foot. Fipple located on back of instrument. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Ferrule missing at top,...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0017: Anonymous, Chinese / Haidi (Double Reed Shawm) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | With box of extra reeds (5) which may pertain to this instrument and/or DCM 1571. Instrument type: Haidi (Double Reed Shawm) Medium: Wood (red), brass bell and staple-pirouette.; 32 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: A. P. Miller, Oakland, California, ca. 1906. Nonprojected Graphic (Form)....
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0064: Anonymous, Chinese / Di (Transverse Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Bamboo, stained brown, bone ferrules, with incised leaf and bird decoration painted green, white and red.; 65 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes, plus membrane hole, 2 tassel holes, plus 2 vent holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Music store, Oakland, California, 7 Sept....
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0141: Anonymous, Chinese / T'ai P'ing Xiao (Vertical Whistle Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The upper bone cap (?) is perforated apparently to be all or part of the original blow hole. The labium or edge is on the back of the instrument. The front then contains what may be an optional lateral blow hole so that when played, the instrument appears to be...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0142: Anonymous, Chinese / Di (Transverse Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Bamboo, bone ferrules, 24 wrappings of silk covered with black lacquer, lavender tassel.; 64.9 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus membrane hole plus 2 tassel holes plus 2 vent holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Chinatown, San Francisco, 16 Aug. 1920. Nonprojected Graphic...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0143: Anonymous, Chinese / Xiao (Notched Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Top closed with natural septum. Instrument type: Xiao (Notched Flute) Medium: Bamboo, bone ferrule at lower end, blue tassel.; 54.9 cm. Key Holes System: 1/5 holes plus 2 tassel holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Pierce's Old Book and Curio Shop, Berkeley, California, 17 Aug. 1920. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0154: Anonymous, Chinese / Xiao (Notched Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Xiao (Notched Flute) Medium: Bamboo, lacquered black, bone ferrule, tassel.; 54.6 cm. Key Holes System: 1/5 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Crack at upper end. Natural septum closure naturally perforated. Provenance: John B. Taylor, Schenectady, New York, 4 Dec. 1920. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0212: Anonymous, Chinese / Xiao (Notched Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Xiao (Notched Flute) Medium: Bamboo, lacquered brown, bone tip, orange tassel.; 54.2 cm. Key Holes System: 1/5 plus 2 tassel holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Chew, Chong, Tai & Co., San Francisco, 14 Dec. 1921. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0213a: Anonymous, Chinese / Di (Transverse Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Bamboo, stained black, bone tips, aqua tassel.; 59.55 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus membrane hole plus 2 tassel holes plus 2 vent holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Chew, Chong, Tai & Co., San Francisco, 14 Dec. 1921. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0213b: Anonymous, Chinese / Di (Transverse Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Bamboo, stained black, bone tips, green tassle with silver beads.; 59.8 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus membrane hole plus 2 tassel holes plus 2 vent holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Cracked from 4th fingerhole through upper vent hole. Provenance: Chew, Chong,...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0214: Anonymous, Chinese / T'ai P'ing Xiao (Vertical Whistle Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: T'ai P'ing Xiao (Vertical Whistle Flute) Medium: Bamboo, stained and lacquered brown, white Chinese characters, bone ferrules at each end.; 43.2 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus membrane hole plus 2 tassel holes plus 2 vent holes. Mark Maximum: Inscribed with Chinese characters (describing feeling while playing)....
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0276: Anonymous, Chinese / Kuan (Double Reed Pipe) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Kuan (Double Reed Pipe) Medium: Bamboo, nickel silver ferrules.; 22.9 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes. Mark Maximum: MADE IN CHINA Mark Additional: Reed and pipe with paper label. Provenance: Music shop, Chinatown, San Francisco, 16 Aug. 1920. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0493: Anonymous, Chinese / Feng Huang Xiao Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Feng Huang Xiao Medium: Jade, carved in one piece, in imitation of bamboo, yellow/brown tassel.; 56.3 cm. Key Holes System: 1/5 plus 2 tassel holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: The Ming Co., San Francisco, 3 Sept. 1925. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0738: Anonymous, Chinese / Xiao (Vertical Whistle Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Not decorated. Instrument type: Xiao (Vertical Whistle Flute) Medium: Bamboo.; 42 cm. Key Holes System: 1/6 holes plus 2 vent holes plus 2 tassel holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Crack from vent hole to fingerhole 2. Provenance: C. Van Raalte Collection, Brownsea Castle Sale, 21 June 1927, Bournemouth, England,...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 0743: Anonymous, Chinese / Di (Transverse Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Bamboo, stained and lacquered brown, with red, white, and green painted incised characters, bone end pieces.; 59.65 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus membrane hole plus 2 tassel holes plus 2 vent holes. Mark Maximum: Incised characters. Condition: Cracked from fingerhole 4 to...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 1188: Anonymous, Chinese / Whistle ("Ko-ling" or "Shao-tzu") Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Ko-ling or Shao-tzu." Instrument type: Whistle ("Ko-ling" or "Shao-tzu") Medium: Gourd, stained.; 8.7 cm. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Gourd body cracked in 3 pieces. Provenance: Canon F. W. Galpin, Richmond, England, 18 Aug. 1933. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 1366: Anonymous, Chinese / Di (Transverse Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Cane, with brown painted rings.; 51.1 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus membrane hole plus 2 tassel holes plus 2 vent holes. Mark Maximum: Inscription in Chinese. Condition: Without end ferrules. Several cracks at lower end. Provenance: Curio shop, South Kensington, London, 5...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 1511: Anonymous, Chinese / Xiao (Notched Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Xiao (Notched Flute) Medium: Bamboo, stained black, top stopped with natural septum.; 60 cm. Key Holes System: 1/5 holes plus 2 tassel holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Crack at thumbhole and notch. Provenance: W. J. Reed, San Francisco, Sept. 1933. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 1512: Anonymous, Chinese / Di (Transverse Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Bamboo, lacquered black, bone ferrules, and with green, white, and pink design.; 59.4 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes, plus membrane hole, 2 tassel holes, plus 2 vent holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Cracked from top to upper vent hole. Provenance: Source not...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 1513: Anonymous, Chinese / Di (Transverse Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Bamboo, lacquered black, bone ferrules, and with green, white, and pink design.; 59.2 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes, plus membrane hole, 2 tassel holes, plus 2 vent holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Cracks at upper fingerhole rank and at vent holes. Tip...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 1514: Anonymous, Chinese / Di (Transverse Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Bamboo, stained dark brown, bone ferrules at each end.; 62.3 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes, plus membrane hole, 2 tassel holes, plus 2 vent holes. Mark Maximum: Incised characters ("jade mountain") in red and green. Condition: Four cracks through fingerhole area plus 2...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 1521: Anonymous, Chinese / Feng Huang Xiao Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Feng Huang Xiao Medium: Bamboo, stained reddish brown, with bone tip at lower end.; 54.1 cm. Key Holes System: 1/5 holes plus 2 tassel holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Source not known. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 1522: Anonymous, Chinese / Feng Huang Xiao Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Feng Huang Xiao Medium: Bamboo, stained brown, lacquered, with incised décor in red, white and green, depicting leaves and bird. Bone tip at lower end.; 54.5 cm. Key Holes System: 1/5 holes plus 2 tassel holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Six cracks nearly full length. Provenance: Source...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese
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    DCM 1523: Anonymous, Chinese / Di (Transverse Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Bamboo, stained brown, lacquered, with incised décor in red, green, and white, depicting leaves, flowers, and bird.; 65.7 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus 2 tassel holes plus 2 vent holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Cracks at both ends. Provenance: Source not...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, Chinese