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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

possibly before A.D. 1500

Object Place

Chiriqui, Panama

Dimensions

Length 13.5 cm, width 9.5 cm, height 5 cm (Length 5 5/16 in., width 3 3/4 in., height 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2255

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones