Slit drum (bang) and mallet

19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Length 15.5 cm, width 5.5 cm, thickness 3.1cm (Length 6 1/8 in., width 2 3/16 in., thickness 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2116a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Idiophones

Inscription

Painted in black on bottom: [three Chinese characters]

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