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Antique Chinese Dong ethnic minority instrument

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Antique Chinese Dong ethnic minority instrument

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  • Vintage item from the 1920s
  • Materials: wood, wire
  • Favorited by: 6 people
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This is an old tribal ethnic Chinese wooden musical instrument from the Dong people and it has no equivalent style or name with traditional Chinese instruments.
There is a wonderful carving of a dragon like creature which runs down the neck.'
The tone of the 2 wire strings is controlled by the two corresponding tuning pegs

It is played using the long round wooden stick which is stored through the hole in the sound box when not in use

It is 18 inches long 3.25 inches at the widest point and 2 inches deep

For additional ethnographic and indigenous cultural items see my other website atTrocadero.com/ethnic
For additional information on myself, my experience and my interests....see Asianethnicartifacts.com aka Asian Ethnic Artifacts....
Please plan ahead … I will be out internet range and out of the country from Nov 17 to Dec 10 2018….any questions or purchases will be handled after I return...


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I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery

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The following items can't be returned or exchanged

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Refunds and returns....US customers only, no refunds on international shipments.
No reasons are needed...If you are not satisfied with an item contact me by email for return shipping instructions within 10 days of receiving item. Do not ship item until I have responded to your email...(I may be out of the country and want you to send item to another address). Items must be returned in the same condition as they were when I sent them...Refunds of the purchase price will be quickly processed. Shipping costs are not refundable

Shipping policies

From May 29 2018 to June 7 2018, I will be traveling out of the country. Any items purchased during that time period will be shipped when I return home.

Shipping….All items are carefully packed. When possible multiple items may be combined into a single package
Within the US, I ship all items over $50 fully insured via USPS Priority Mail or UPS at purchasers request. If you are in a hurry Express Priority is always an expensive option
For worldwide shipping …USPS Priority Mail always fully insured…
VAT taxes vary from country to country and are based on the insured value and are the purchaser’s responsibility

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