Japanese Stringed Instruments

Lightweight Portable 17-String Bass Koto Set (Jushichigen)

The lightweight portable 17-string bass koto complete set includes:
  • 17-string Pre-Strung Tuning Pin Bass Koto
  • Lightly padded soft bass koto case
  • Bass koto stand & stand case
  • Bridges & bridge case
  • Tuning pin wrench
This 17-string bass koto weighs 18 pounds (8 kg) and is 6 feet long.  Dimensions are 6 ft x 13 in x 5 in (188 cm x 35 cm x 12 cm). Both the 17-string bass koto and stand are paulownia wood. Sounds one octave lower than the standard koto. Strings are nylon. Pattern of fabric head may vary. Comes with a lightly padded burgandy-colored carrying case, bone-tipped sandalwood bridges, blue fabric bridge case, and a foldable stand with blue nylon carrying case, 8 pounds (3.5 kg).
17-string Lightweight Portable Bass Koto
17-string lightweight portable bass koto set
17-string Lightweight Portable Bass Koto
Koto bridges
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