Oboe (suona)

19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Length 48 cm, diameter 14.9 cm (Length 18 7/8 in., diameter 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2094

Medium or Technique

Wood, brass

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Inscription

Paper label on inside of wood body: [fragmentary, but apparently the same as on 1917.2095]

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