Harpsichord (after 18th-century type)

1906–07
Chickering & Sons, under the direction of Arnold Dolmetsch (American)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Length 238.6 cm, width 95.8 cm, case height 26.8 cm (Length 93 15/16 in., width 37 11/16 in., case height 10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.752

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

Before 1920, Edward F. Searles (1841-1920), Methuen, Massachusetts; by 1920, by inheritance to B. Allen Rowland (1910-1991), New Castle, New Hampshire; 1981, gift of the estate of B. Allen Rowland, Lawrence, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 1992)

Credit Line

The Edward F. Searles Musical Instrument Collection; Gift of Edward S. Rowland, Benjamin A. Rowland, Jr., George B. Rowland, Daniel B. Rowland, Rodney D. Rowland and M.A. Swedlund in memory of their father, Benjamin Allen Rowland