Lute (biwa)

19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Length 105 cm, width 40.3 cm, depth 7 cm (Length 41 5/16 in., width 15 7/8 in., depth 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.204

Medium or Technique

Shitan wood, leather

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Probably a gakubiwa.

Provenance

2005, gift of the New England Conservatory to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 27, 2005)

Credit Line

Gift of the New England Conservatory of Music