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Zither (qin)

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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

19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Length 124.5 cm, width 17.5 cm, height 9 cm (Length 49 in., width 6 7/8 in., height 3 9/16 in.) For packing the depth is nearer 5 inches

Accession Number

17.2057

Medium or Technique

Wutong wood

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones