Spinet

1764
Thomas Haxby (English, 1729–1796)


Object Place: York, England

Dimensions

Length 184.8 cm, width 68.6 cm, case height 20.8 cm, height with stand 84.3 cm (Length 72 3/4 in., width 27 in., case height 8 3/16 in., height with stand 33 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.199

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

Before 1917, possibly acquired by Morris Steinert, Massachusetts; by 1917, by descent to his son, Alexander Steinert, Massachusetts; 1917, gift of Alexander Steinert to his wife, Lena Leviseur Steinert; before 1978, by descent to her daughter, Mrs. Samuel J. Newman, Beverly, Massachusetts; 1978, gift of Newman to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 14, 1978)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel J. Newman in memory of Lena Leviseur Steinert