Large Manipuri Bowl with ancient inscription and premium sound

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, .

Bowl Type: 

Manipuri

Thickness: 

Thick

Widest Diameter: 7 3/8 in
Height: 2 1/4 in
Bowl Size: 

Medium

Weight: 1.3 lbs = 591 grams
Rim Type: 

Thick

Rim Thickness: 

1/4"


Artwork and etching state of preservation:
Exterior

Fair

Interior

Very Good

Features: 

Adorned, Premium, Inscription


Musical Note: 

F

 

3

Low

Octave

Approximate Frequency: 

190

 Hz


Bowl Number: 8494
$360

In stock

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