Lute (yueqin)

19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Length 60.5 cm, diameter 35 cm, thickness 3.5 cm (Length 23 13/16 in., diameter 13 3/4 in., thickness 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2053

Medium or Technique

Paulownia wood

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

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