Fiddle (jinghu) and bow

19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Length 46.2 cm, diameter 6 cm, depth 10.5 cm (Length 18 3/16 in., diameter 2 3/8 in., depth 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2060a-b

Medium or Technique

Bamboo, wood, python skin

Not On View

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