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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 inHeight: 2 1/4 in
Weight: 1.3 lbs = 590 grams
Size: Medium
Overall Thickness: ThickApprox Rim Thickness: 1/4″
Bowl Type: Manipuri
Artwork and etching state of preservation -  
Features: Inscription, Adorned, Thick Rim, Premium
Musical Note: F# 3, Low OctaveApprox Frequency: 190 Hz
Bowl Number: 8494

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