- Museum number
Gamelan instrument, drum, ketipung made of wood.
- Production date
- 19thC (early) (circa)
Diameter: 19.50 centimetres
Height: 41 centimetres
Weight: 2 kilograms
- Curator's comments
Register says: Raffles Java.Pl.fig.13.
From acquisition notes "ketipung".
Register slip: 'Java. Musical instrument; "ketipung" or small drum with triangular gilt ornaments at each end. Raffles Collection.'
According to Jeune Scott-Kemball in a 1976 letter, the scaling of the gamelan instruments was determined by Jaap Kunst in 1938. All the instruments except one were slendro. The exception is pelog. The ordering of the keys in the scale was determined by a Javanese musician.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2019 29 Jan-May, Singapore, Asian Civilisations Museum, Raffles in Southeast Asia
2019-2020 Sept-Jan, Gallery 91, Sir Stamford Raffles
- Acquisition date
- Registration number