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Pair of cymbals

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Bronze discs with a spherical segment depression in the center. A leather loop on each for holding.

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

late 19th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Diameters 17.3 cm (6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2028a-b

Medium or Technique

Brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Idiophones