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Dulcimer (yangqin)

Original removable lid

Provenance

Before 1942, sold by Yamanaka & Company, Boston, MA, to Harry B. Braude (d. 1959), MA; 1959, by descent to his daughter, Dorothy Braude Edinburg, Brookline, MA; 2012, gift of Edinburg to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg

late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Length 70 cm, width 25 cm, height 11 cm (Length 27 9/16 in., width 9 13/16 in., height 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1387

Medium or Technique

Paulownia wood, ivory, lacquer

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones