Barrel drum (huagu) and two mallets

19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Length 26.5 cm, diameter 17.6 cm (Length 10 7/16 in., diameter 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2145a-c

Medium or Technique

Wood, animal skin

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Membranophones

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