Zither (koto)

19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Length 162.4 cm, width 24.2 cm, height 7.3 cm (Length 63 15/16 in., width 9 1/2 in., height 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2149

Medium or Technique

Paulownia wood

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

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