Lute (tambura)

19th century


Object Place: Possibly Madras, India

Dimensions

Length 78.9 cm, width 17.1 cm, depth 13.3 cm (Length 31 1/16 in., width 6 3/4 in., depth 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.77

Medium or Technique

Rosewood, ivory

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

1917, sold by Schwaiger, London, to Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy for the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1917)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund