Mouth organ (sheng)

19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height 41.7 cm, width 10 cm, wind chamber diameter 6.8 cm (Height 16 7/16 in., width 3 15/16 in., wind chamber diameter 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2113

Medium or Technique

Wood, bamboo

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

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