One Minute China: A xylophone made of porcelain bowls

(People's Daily Online) 11:07, January 13, 2022

In ancient China, instruments made of pottery and porcelain were very popular. There were porcelain flutes and porcelain erhu. But there was one particularly interesting instrument - a qin (string instrument) made from porcelain bowls. They were made in various sizes and thickness, and the artists could perform various exquisite and complicated scales and tunes with them.

(Web editor: Xian Jiangnan, Liang Jun)


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