Clappers (paiban)

19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Length 25.8 cm, width 6.1 cm, thickness 1 cm (Length 10 3/16 in., width 2 3/8 in., thickness 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2118a-c

Medium or Technique

Rosewood

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Idiophones

Inscription

In black paint on two clappers: [Chinese character?]

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