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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

about 1605–34

Object Place

Florence, Italy

Dimensions

Length 152.7 cm, width 51.6 cm, case height 19.5 cm (Length 60 1/8 in., width 20 5/16 in., case height 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1791

Medium or Technique

Poplar

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones