This is a two-string, Chinese spike-fiddle with a cylindrical bamboo tube resonator and a snake skin soundtable, glued with a layer of black resin. The tuning pegs, strings and bridge are missing.
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- Hornbostel-Sachs category:321.313-7 Spike tube lutes played by bowing
- Repository:Saffron Walden Museum
- Measurements:Height: 450mm; Depth: 120mm; Diameter: 63mm