Zither (rudra vina)

Music: Raga Jounpuri: Alap section of Alap-Jor-Jhala form (performed by Peter Row)

Inscription

Kanailal & Brother / 377A Upper Chitpui Road / Calcutta

Provenance

By the late 1960s, likely sold by the maker, India, to Adrian Ortega, a student of Z. M. Dagar. By 2005, Bruce Hamm, Ali Akbar College Store, San Rafael, California; 2005, sold by Hamm to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 2005)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by The Kittredge Foundation, Michael and Lisa Kittredge, Trustees

Zither (rudra vina)

  • Zither (rudra vīnā)
Calcutta, India
Dimensions
Length 121.9 cm, width 45.7 cm, height 45.7 cm (Length 48 in., width 18 in., height 18 in.)
Medium or Technique
Teakwood, calabash gourds, ivory
Classification
Musical instruments
Accession Number
2005.591
On view
Musical Instruments Gallery - 103D

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