Friction drum (hama)

19th century


Object Place: Possibly Tai'an, Shandong province, China

Dimensions

Length 5.9 cm, width 5.2 cm, height 3.1 cm (Length 2 5/16 in., width 2 1/16 in., height 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2123

Medium or Technique

Painted earthenware, paper

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Membranophones

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