Barrel drum (taiko)

19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height 9.2 cm, diameter 19.7 cm (Height 3 5/8 in., diameter 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2148

Medium or Technique

Wood, animal skin

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Membranophones

Inscription

In ink on body: [several Japanese characters]

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