Ribbon reed (hujia)
Object Place: Beijing, China
Length 4.5 cm, width 2.2 cm, thickness 0.6 cm (Length 1 3/4 in., width 7/8 in., thickness 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two rectangular pieces of tin, ends of one crimped around ends of other, and thin, short free reed of tin sandwiched between. Circular tab for holding at one end.
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)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection