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Set of gongs (yunluo)

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Inscription

Painted (?) on back of some gongs: [varying number of 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

Height 71 cm, width 46 cm, depth 16 cm (Height 27 15/16 in., width 18 1/8 in., depth 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2115

Medium or Technique

Wood, bronze

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Idiophones