Castanets with handle

late 19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Length 27.7 cm, width 4.7 cm, thickness 3.6 cm (Length 10 7/8 in., width 1 7/8 in., thickness 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2030

Medium or Technique

Ebony

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Idiophones

Flat centerpiece with integral handle, to which are attached two castanets.

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