A COLLECTION OF FIVE JAPANESE BACHI

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Object Description

The bachi is a Japanese pick or plectrum which is used to play the shamisen which is a three stringed instrument with a construction similar to a banjo having a skin stretched both back and front over a hollow body. The size, shape and material of which a bachi is made depends on the type of music to be played as well as the skill of the musician; softer more flexible materials being easier to play with than harder materials which also produce a stronger sound.

Lengths ranging from 19.5 cm to 21.75 (7.75 to 8.75)

Object History

Private U.K. Collection

Object Details

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