Used in Cantonese opera until the 1940's, Mantou drums were only made in Guangdong and became difficult to obtain.
Drum of animal skin on wood base, decorated with painted characters in Chinese:
Quan Sheng Zao
Guang Zhou Qing Yuan Jie
Zhong Guo Yin Yue Ju She
|Dimensions||H-11 Dia-10 inches|
|Collection||Chinese Musical and Theatrical Association|