8494 Large Manipuri Bowl with ancient inscription and premium sound
Large Manipuri with strong inner circles and outer lines. A worn inscription, contemporaneous with the bowl’s making, sits low on the outside. Slightly flared out rim. The first thing you hear when striking this bowl is the overtone at C#5. As you settle into the sound the pulsing primary bass tone is felt and the soothing overtone 6th octave overtone is heard. They become more prominent throughout the long sustain. In the second recording, multiple taps, you can hear how lively the bowl becomes. Due to the flared rim this is not a bowl for stick play. With overtones at G4, C#5, G#6, .
|Widest Diameter: 7 3/8 in||Height: 2 1/4 in|
|Weight: 1.3 lbs = 590 grams||Size: Medium|
|Overall Thickness: Thick||Approx Rim Thickness: 1/4″|
|Bowl Type: Manipuri|
|Artwork and etching state of preservation -|
|Features: Inscription, Adorned, Thick Rim, Premium|
|Musical Note: F# 3, Low Octave||Approx Frequency: 190 Hz|
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