Psaltery (Phonoharp)

about 1892
Phonoharp Co. (American, 1891–1926)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Length 44.2 cm, width 23.5 cm, height 2.9 cm (Length 17 3/8 in., width 9 1/4 in., height 1 1/18 in.)

Accession Number

1980.248

Medium or Technique

Pine

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Inscription

No. 2/ PHONOHARP/ MANUFACTURED BY/ THE PHONOHARP CO./ BOSTON MASS./ U.S.A.; stamped on _____: PHONOHARP/ PAR. AUG 4. 1891

Provenance

1980, gift of Eleanor Dearborn, Newtonville, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 18, 1980)

Credit Line

Gift of Eleanor Dearborn