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By the 1940s, probably sold by an antiques dealer, New York, to Ruth P. Cunningham, Worcester, Massachusetts; before 1992, by inheritance to her daughter, Camilla Cunningham Blackman, Groton, Massachusetts; 1992, gift of Blackman to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of Camilla Cunningham Blackman in memory of Lucy Clarendon Crehore

about 1800

Object Place

Milton, Massachusetts, United States


Length 152.9 cm, width 56.7 cm, case height 23.7 cm, height with stand 85.4 cm (Length 60 3/16 in., width 22 5/16 in., case height 9 5/16 in., height with stand 33 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Chordophones