Hourglass drum (udäkki)

19th century


Object Place: Sri Lanka

Dimensions

Height 16.5 cm, diameter 17 cm (Height 6 1/2 in., diameter 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2172

Medium or Technique

Jak wood, animal skin

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Membranophones

Inscription

In pencil inside one end of body: [deliberate, but incipherable mark; see copy in object file.

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