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Oboe (suona)

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Inscription

Paper label on inside of wood body: [seven Chinese characters]

Provenance

Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection

19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Length 48.7 cm, diameter 14.9 cm (Length 19 3/16 in., diameter 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2095

Medium or Technique

Wood, brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones