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1964, sold by Bourbon Street Antique Shop to Stoddard Lincoln, New York; 1967 sold by Stoddard Lincoln to Edwin M. Ripin (1930-1975), Forest Hills, New York; 1977, sold by the estate of Edwin M. Ripin to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 9, 1977)

Credit Line

Edwin M. Ripin Collection, Gift of Leo L. and Phyllis K. Beranek

about 1815

Object Place

Vienna, Austria


Length 218.7 cm, width 113.8 cm, case height 29.6 cm, height with legs 84.3 cm (Length 86 1/8 in., width 44 13/16 in., case height 11 5/8 in., height with legs 33 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Chordophones