Psaltery (bell harp)

19th century


Object Place: Scotland

Dimensions

Length 61.5 cm, width 35.8 cm, height 16 cm (Length 24 3/16 in., width 14 1/8 in., height 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1992.316

Medium or Technique

Maple, spruce

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Maple case. Spruce soundboard. Eighteen triple courses of strings.

Inscription

Stencilled on cover: KILWINNING

Provenance

Before 1992, Robert W. King, Scotland; by 1992, by descent to his great grandson, Robert H. King, New York; 1992, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert King to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 24, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert King and Mr. and Mrs. Allen I. Barry