Plectrum (bachi) for lute (shamisen)

19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Length 21.2 cm, width 8.2 cm, thickness 2.2 cm (Length 8 3/8 in., width 3 1/4 in., thickness 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1992.8

Medium or Technique

Ivory

On View

Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Accessories

Provenance

1992, sold by Hinata Antiques, Tokyo, Japan, to Tony Bingham, London, England; 1992, sold by Bingham to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 1992)

Credit Line

Musical Instruments Curator's Fund