Double-headed drum, Chinese. Red lacquer rim. Heads decorated with hand-painted polychrome dragon and bird; fastened with domed iron nails painted silver. Two suspension rings. Used by James Blades in the original performance (9th June 1966) of 'The Burning Fiery Furnace' by Benjamin Britten.
Royal Academy of Music Museum
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