Scope and Content

A rattle drum (also known as a pellet drum) with heads of skin, fastened by tack, and a body and handle of red painted wood. This instrument is most likely a Japanese den-den daiko or a Chinese bolanggu or tao.

Maker: Unknown.

Place of production: Probably Japan or China.

Inscription: Inscribed lines on handle.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 212.321 Individual double-skin frame rattle drums