Musical instruments, devices and recordings
Bamboo, Lacquer, Wood
450 mm (Length)125 mm (W)
Place of origin
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Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
Sho, (Japenese mouth organ), 19th century, possible earlier. Japanese mouth-blown free-reed instrument. Bamboo pipes of varying lengths painted copper colour with a light bamboo band. Wooden black lacquered chamber with mouth piece. Wooden stand.
Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.