Overall: 22.8 x 2.5 cm (9 x 1 in.)
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Arm of a lyre terminating in a horse’s head. It would have been one of a pair, which enclosed the open framework for the strings. Lower end broken off; dark brown in color.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way