“Taiguxisheng”Seven-Stringed Qin of Qing Dynasty


Sichuan Museum

Sichuan Museum
Chengdu, China

The body of it is covered with black paint.Between the paint and the wooden body is a layer of tile ash.Tai Gu Xi Sheng has patterns looks like intermittent running water and mother-of-pearl inlays.This lyre lost its tuning columns and strings but has a burnt tail made by red wood and beautiful wooden pillars which likes the flower of five-petaled Okra.


  • Title: “Taiguxisheng”Seven-Stringed Qin of Qing Dynasty
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1368/1644
  • Location: Collected by Sichuan Museum
  • Width: 19.5cm
  • Length: 125cm

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