Early Daoist instruments

Just in case you haven’t noticed this under my selection of photos of the Li family Daoists (PhotosDuh), I like it:

toys

The earliest instruments in the Li family collection, from the Hongwu era of the Ming dynasty. Seriously though folks, I found these in the county-town as gifts for the young son of Li Manshan’s daughter.

The perfect gift for the scion of a household Daoist: yunluo gong-frame, guanzi oboe, and drum…

 

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