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Organ (regal)

1692

Marked by Simon Bauer, German, active late 17th century German


Dimensions

Length 65.7 cm, width 18.9 cm, case height 9.9 cm (Length 25 7/8 in., width 7 7/16 in., case height 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1981.746

Medium or Technique

Walnut

On View

Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)

Collections

Europe , Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments , Aerophones

Provenance

Before 1920, sold by source unidentified, probably in Europe, to Edward F. Searles (1841-1920), Methuen, Massachusetts; by 1920, by inheritance to B. Allen Rowland (1910-1991), New Castle, New Hampshire; 1981, gift of the estate of B. Allen Rowland¸ Lawrence, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 1992)

Credit Line

The Edward F. Searles Musical Instrument Collection; Gift of Edward S. Rowland, Benjamin A. Rowland, Jr., George B. Rowland, Daniel B. Rowland, Rodney D. Rowland and M.A. Swedlund in memory of their father, Benjamin Allen Rowland