Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments describes a Yunluo as a ‘Set of small bronze gongs of the Han Chinese’. The instrument consists of ten small gongs of approximately equal diameter suspended in a wooden frame in three groups of three plus a single gong at the top. The top four corners are decorated with carved outward facing ?dragon heads. The carrying handle and associated beaters are missing.
Royal College of Music Museum
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- Measurements:Gong diameters: 103–107mm. Wooden frame 524mm wide by 590mm high.
- View the original record:http://museumcollections.rcm.ac.uk/collection/Details/collect/1312