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Hemendra Chandra Sen (Indian, 1923–2010)
Object Place: Calcutta, India
Overall: 116.9 x 30 x 7.4 cm (46 x 11 13/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Tun wood, brass, aluminum, bone, goatskin
Not On View
Between about 1970 and 1977, sold by the maker to Brij Narayan, Mumbai, India; traded in India by Brij Narayan with John Dunne, California [see note 1]; about 1977, sold by John Dunne to Allen Barnes, Davis, CA; January 2013, sold by Allen Barnes to Christopher Ris, Fairfax, CA; 2013, sold by Ris to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 24, 2013)
 Traded for another Hemendra Chandra Sen sarod; this was witnessed by Pandit Ram Narayan, Brij's father and famous sarangi player.
Frederick Brown Fund, Samuel Putnam Avery Fund, and Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation