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Dital harp

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Inscription

In gold on upper surface of soundbox: Light, / Foley Place, / London, / Patent No. 167

Provenance

By 2007, Mallett & Son Antiques, Ltd., London, England; March 2007, sold by Mallett &Sons to Alan Rubin, Pelham Galleries, London, England; 2007, sold by Rubin to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 25, 2007)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

about 1820

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Height 86.4 cm, width 35.6 cm (Height 34 in., width 14 in.)

Accession Number

2007.327

Medium or Technique

Maple, spruce, ebony, ivory

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones