Pair of kettledrums (naqqara)

19th century


Object Place: Probably North Africa

Dimensions

Object A: Height 9 cm, diameter 12.6 cm (Height 3 9/16 in., diameter 4 15/16 in.) Object B: Height 7.3 cm, diameter 11.6 cm (Height 2 7/8 in., diameter 4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2018a-b

Medium or Technique

Copper, sheepskin

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Membranophones

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