Fiddle (erhu)

19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Length 76 cm, depth 12.9 cm (Length 29 15/16 in., depth 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2061a

Medium or Technique

Wood, python skin

On View

Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

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