Free reed (guguai)

19th century


Object Place: Nanjing, China

Dimensions

Height 3.2 cm, length 6.5 cm, diameter 4 cm (Height 1 1/4 in., length 2 9/16 in., diameter 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2103

Medium or Technique

Bamboo

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

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