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Hurdy-gurdy (lira)

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Inscription

In ink on back: BANDURA

Provenance

1977, sold by Harold Priest, Harvard, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1977)

Credit Line

Mary Smith Fund

1800–25

Object Place

Probably Ukraine

Dimensions

Length 55 cm, width 23.4 cm (Length 21 5/8 in., width 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1977.9

Medium or Technique

Beech, pine

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones