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Provenance

By 1972, sold by a descendent of the maker to the Edgells; 1972, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Maurice Edgells and Stephen Edgell, III, Scituate, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 13, 1972)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Maurice Edgell and Stephen M. Edgell, III in loving memory of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kelty

1830–35

Object Place

New York City, New York, United States

Dimensions

Length 170.6 cm, width 66.4 cm, case height 25.4 cm, height with legs 84.8 cm (Length 67 3/16 in., width 26 1/8 in., case height 10 in., height with legs 33 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1972.852

Medium or Technique

Rosewood

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones