Free-reed pipe (pi so)

19th century


Object Place: Thailand

Dimensions

Length 34.8 cm, diameter 1.7 cm (Length 13 11/16 in., diameter 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1944

Medium or Technique

Bamboo

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Body of bamboo with bronze (?) free reed inserted into slit near top. Seven fingerholes and one thumbhole.

Inscription

In ink on upper end: [one character] / [B?]023

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