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Credit line: The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr. (61)
Credit line: The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr. (61)
Tanbūr
Syria or Turkey, Ottoman period
1918.347CCCC0
Vielle à roue
Pajot of Jánzat (French)
1918.378CCCC0
Vina
India, British Period
1918.346CCCC0
Kamānche
Caucasus or northern Iran
1918.353CCCC0
Oud
Northern Saudi Arabia
1918.350CCCC0
Pipa
China, Qing dynasty
1918.344CCCC0
Vielle à roue
Pajot of Jánzat (French)
1918.354CCCC0
Tsuzumi Drum
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
1918.349CCCC0
Lute or Tiorbino
Italy, probably made in the mid-17th century, but modified by later repair
1918.368CCCC0
Moon Lute (Yueqin)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.382CCCC0
Guqin
China, Qing dynasty
1918.371CCCC0
Heike Biwa
Japan, Meiji period
1918.342CCCC0
Harp
France, 16th century
1918.363CCCC0
Lyre Guitar or Lirachitara
M. C. Mousset (French)
1918.341CCCC0
Lyre Guitar
Italy, late 17th century
1918.379CCCC0
Guitar
England, London, late 18th century
1918.336CCCC0
Harp
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1918.356CCCC0
Lutina
Francesco Presbier (Italian)
1918.386CCCC0
Guitar
Japan, Edo period
1918.374CCCC0
Guitar
Japan, Edo period
1918.374.aCCCC0
Guitar (plectrum)
Japan, Edo period
1918.374.bCCCC0
Bugaku Biwa
Japan, Edo period
1918.380CCCC0
Mandoline
Africa, 20th century
1918.385CCCC0
Mandolin
Giovanni Battista (Italian)
1918.340CCCC0
Fiddle
America, North American Indian
1918.381CCCC0
Bow
America, North American Indian
1918.396CCCC0
Psaltery
China, Qing dynasty
1918.345CCCC0
Mandoline
Giovanni Battista (Italian)
1918.377CCCC0
Ta'khe
Cambodia
1918.365©
Mandoline
Eastern Africa, Madagascar, 20th century
1918.384CCCC0
Sono Koto
Japan, Edo period
1918.359CCCC0
No image available
Japan, Edo period
1918.359.aCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Edo period
1918.359.bCCCC0
Koto
Japan, Edo period
1918.383CCCC0
Bow
China, Qing dynasty
1918.392CCCC0
Lute
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1918.362CCCC0
Kora
Africa, 20th century
1918.352CCCC0
Harp
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 20th century
1918.357CCCC0
Piano
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bushoong, 20th century
1918.373CCCC0
Sanxian (Three-Stringed Guitar)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.348CCCC0
Mandore
probably France, 19th century
1918.338CCCC0
Lute
Italy, Venice, 14th century
1918.367CCCC0
Gimbri
Africa, 20th century
1918.343CCCC0
Liuxian Pipa (Six-String Pipa)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.369CCCC0
Erxian (Two-Stringed Chinese Fiddle)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.351CCCC0
Guitar
Italy
1918.390©
No image available
India, 19th century
1918.339CCCC0
No image available
England, London, 18th century
1918.376CCCC0
No image available
East India
1918.361©
No image available
France, 18th century
1918.366CCCC0
No image available
probably by Fernando Theze (Italian)
1918.358CCCC0
No image available
Italy, late 17th century
1918.364CCCC0
No image available
India
1918.387©
No image available
East India
1918.388©
No image available
India
1918.394©
No image available
India
1918.375©
No image available
Italy, 15th century
1918.360CCCC0
No image available
India
1918.393©
No image available
Italy, 15th century
1918.337CCCC0
No image available
Vuilleaume of Lyons (French)
1918.370©
No image available
East India
1918.355©
No image available
Italy, Rome, late 17th century
1918.372CCCC0
No image available
India
1918.397©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Tanbūr
Syria or Turkey, Ottoman period
1918.347Wood, bone, mother-of-pearl, and wireOverall: 58.4 x 10.5 cm (23 x 4 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Vielle à roue
Pajot of Jánzat (French)
1918.378Overall: 74 x 33 cm (29 1/8 x 13 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Vina
India, British Period
1918.346Painted and gilded wood with ivory veneers and inlay; copper alloy frets; iron alloy strings (with one modern copper replacement)Overall: 95.2 x 15.3 cm (37 1/2 x 6 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Kamānche
Caucasus or northern Iran
1918.353Skin-covered sounding-boxOverall: 58.5 x 26.8 cm (23 1/16 x 10 9/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Oud
Northern Saudi Arabia
1918.350Wood, gut, and metalOverall: 81.3 x 33.7 cm (32 x 13 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Pipa
China, Qing dynasty
1918.344Wood, ivory, bone, gutOverall: 95.4 x 27.4 x 8 cm (37 9/16 x 10 13/16 x 3 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Vielle à roue
Pajot of Jánzat (French)
1918.354Overall: 73.7 x 33 cm (29 x 13 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
No image available
Tibet
1918.389Bone, leather, and copper alloyOverall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Tsuzumi Drum
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
1918.349Wood with lacquer and sprinkled gold powder (maki-e), hide, iron, and cordDiameter: 20.4 cm (8 1/16 in.); Overall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Lute or Tiorbino
Italy, probably made in the mid-17th century, but modified by later repair
1918.368WoodOverall: 100.7 x 27.7 cm (39 5/8 x 10 7/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
No image available
Tibet
1918.391Skull bone, cloth, hemp fiber, leather, and skinOverall: 20.4 x 17.8 x 13.1 cm (8 1/16 x 7 x 5 3/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Moon Lute (Yueqin)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.382Rosewood, wutong (paulownia) wood, and gut58.4 x 35.6 cm (23 x 14 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Guqin
China, Qing dynasty
1918.371Wood, horn, silk, mother-of-pearlOverall: 4.5 x 18.1 cm (1 3/4 x 7 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Heike Biwa
Japan, Meiji period
1918.342Wood, bone, silkOverall: 92.8 x 30 cm (36 9/16 x 11 13/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Harp
France, 16th century
1918.363Overall: 125.8 x 61.6 cm (49 1/2 x 24 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Lyre Guitar or Lirachitara
M. C. Mousset (French)
1918.341Varnished woodOverall: 32.7 x 78.1 cm (12 7/8 x 30 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Lyre Guitar
Italy, late 17th century
1918.379Overall: 76.9 x 33.4 cm (30 1/4 x 13 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Guitar
England, London, late 18th century
1918.336Varnished woodOverall: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Harp
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1918.356Wood, rawhide, and stringOverall: 63.6 cm (25 1/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Lutina
Francesco Presbier (Italian)
1918.386Overall: 54 x 19.1 cm (21 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Guitar
Japan, Edo period
1918.374Overall: 96.8 cm (38 1/8 in.); Widest end: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Bugaku Biwa
Japan, Edo period
1918.380Overall: 85.8 cm (33 3/4 in.); Widest end: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Mandoline
Africa, 20th century
1918.385Wood, rawhide, upholstery studs, string, metal, and colorantOverall: 19.8 x 7.7 cm (7 13/16 x 3 1/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Mandolin
Giovanni Battista (Italian)
1918.340Varnished woodOverall: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Fiddle
America, North American Indian
1918.381WoodDiameter: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.); Overall: 50.8 cm (20 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Bow
America, North American Indian
1918.396Overall: 54.1 cm (21 5/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Psaltery
China, Qing dynasty
1918.345WoodOverall: 59.8 x 15 cm (23 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Mandoline
Giovanni Battista (Italian)
1918.377Overall: 57.5 x 17.2 cm (22 5/8 x 6 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Ta'khe
Cambodia
1918.365Tropical hardwood with ferrous metal and silk stringsOverall: 17.7 x 108.6 x 28.2 cm (6 15/16 x 42 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Mandoline
Eastern Africa, Madagascar, 20th century
1918.384Wood, calabash, rawhide, and stringOverall: 24.2 x 12.8 cm (9 1/2 x 5 1/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Sono Koto
Japan, Edo period
1918.359Overall: 117.8 cm (46 3/8 in.); Widest end: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Koto
Japan, Edo period
1918.383Overall: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Bow
China, Qing dynasty
1918.392WoodOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Lute
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1918.362Overall: 91.5 x 34 cm (36 x 13 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Kora
Africa, 20th century
1918.352Gourd, wood, rawhide, string, and ropeDiameter: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.); Overall: 111.8 cm (44 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Harp
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 20th century
1918.357Wood, snakeskin, plant fiber, cane, string, and colorantOverall: 63.6 cm (25 1/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Piano
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bushoong, 20th century
1918.373Wood, iron, and upholstery studsOverall: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Sanxian (Three-Stringed Guitar)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.348WoodDiameter: 14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.); Overall: 82.6 cm (32 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Mandore
probably France, 19th century
1918.338Overall: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Lute
Italy, Venice, 14th century
1918.367Overall: 93 x 31.8 cm (36 5/8 x 12 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Gimbri
Africa, 20th century
1918.343Wood, rawhide, and stringOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Liuxian Pipa (Six-String Pipa)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.369WoodOverall: 100.4 x 31.5 cm (39 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Erxian (Two-Stringed Chinese Fiddle)
China, Qing dynasty
1918.351WoodDiameter: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.); Overall: 43.2 cm (17 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Guitar
Italy
1918.390SilverOverall: 73.7 x 23.2 cm (29 x 9 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
No image available
India, 19th century
1918.339Overall: 61.6 cm (24 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
No image available
England, London, 18th century
1918.376Varnished woodOverall: 90.5 x 37.5 cm (35 5/8 x 14 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
No image available
East India
1918.361Overall: 108 x 17.2 cm (42 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
No image available
France, 18th century
1918.366Overall: 164.5 x 80.7 cm (64 3/4 x 31 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
No image available
probably by Fernando Theze (Italian)
1918.358Diameter: 39.8 cm (15 11/16 in.); Overall: 95 cm (37 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
No image available
Italy, late 17th century
1918.364Overall: 188.2 x 38.1 cm (74 1/8 x 15 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
No image available
India
1918.387Overall: 59.1 x 13.1 cm (23 1/4 x 5 3/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
No image available
East India
1918.388Overall: 55.9 x 15.3 cm (22 x 6 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
No image available
India
1918.394Overall: 53.4 cm (21 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
No image available
India
1918.375Overall: 68 x 20.7 cm (26 3/4 x 8 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
No image available
Italy, 15th century
1918.360Overall: 88.9 x 25.4 cm (35 x 10 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
No image available
India
1918.393Overall: 59.1 cm (23 1/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
No image available
Italy, 15th century
1918.337Varnished woodOverall: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
No image available
Vuilleaume of Lyons (French)
1918.370Overall: 92.5 x 34 cm (36 7/16 x 13 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
No image available
East India
1918.355Diameter: 33.7 cm (13 1/4 in.); Overall: 133.4 cm (52 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
No image available
Italy, Rome, late 17th century
1918.372Overall: 160.7 x 29.6 cm (63 1/4 x 11 5/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
No image available
India
1918.397Overall: 62.2 x 8 x 1.4 cm (24 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 9/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©