End-blown flute (dongxiao)

19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Length 59.2 cm, diameter 3 cm (Length 23 5/16 in., diameter 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2087

Medium or Technique

Bamboo

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Inscription

Incised Chinese characters on body (English translation): ?

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