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Musical Instrument

Works of Art (113)

'Ukulele, late 19th century, Hawai'i, Wood, metal, gut (89.4.727)
Angeli Laudantes, 1898, Edward Burne-Jones (designer) (English); John Henry Dearle (designer) (British); Merton Abbey Tapestry Works (English), Merton, Surrey, England, Wool and silk weft on cotton warp (2008.8)
Archtop Guitar, Centura Deluxe model (Serial number 1249), 1933, James D'Aquisto (American), Spruce, maple, ebony with blonde to honey sunburst finish (2012.246)
Bashi-Bazouk, 1868–69, Jean-Léon Gérôme (French), Oil on canvas (2008.547.1)
Bassoon, 1881, Giosue Esposito, Naples, Maple, nickel-silver (2003.150a–g)
The Batta-Piatigorsky Violoncello, 1714, Antonio Stradivari (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Spruce, maple, ebony (L.2005.8a–g)
Bell Mallet (Lawle), early 20th century, Ivory Coast, Baule people, Wood (2010.349)
Belt Ornament, 2nd–7th century, Peru; Moche, Copper (1987.394.595)
The Blind Guitarist (El ciego de la guitarra), 18th century, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish), Etching; working proof (22.63.29)
Bottle, Skeletal Couple with Child, 3rd–7th century, Peru, Moche, Ceramic (1978.412.196)
Bullroarer (Upura or Imunu Viki), late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Papuan Gulf, Purari Delta region, Wood, lime (1979.206.1545)
Chegah-Skah-Hdah, 19th century, Sioux, Plain States, Wood, metal, leather (89.4.597)
Cittern (Hamburger Cithrinchen), ca. 1685, Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, ebony, other materials (1985.124)
Clarinet in D, 1750–70, Germany, Boxwood, brass (2010.185)
Cor solo, 1829, Dubois & Couturier (French), Lyon, Brass, silver (2008.136)
Cornet à pistons in B-flat, 1833, Courtois frères, Paris, Brass, ivory (2002.190a–n)
Courting Flute, ca. 1850–1900, Sioux, Great Plains, Red pipestone (catlinite), lead, Native-tanned leather (89.4.3371)
Dancing in Colombia, 1980, Fernando Botero (Colombian), Oil on canvas (1983.251)
Dholaka, late 19th century, India, Wood, skin, brass, cord (89.4.165)
The Dissolute Household, ca. 1663–64, Jan Steen (Dutch), Oil on canvas (1982.60.31)
Division viol, ca. 1640–65, England, Spruce and maple (2009.42)
Division Viol, ca. 1720, School of Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, tortoise shell (89.4.956)
Dizi, Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century, China, Jade (65.149a,b)
Drum (Effigy), 1st century A.D., Peru; Nasca, Ceramic (1978.412.111)
Drum (Pahu), early 19th century, Austral Islands, possibly Ra'ivavae, Wood, sharkskin, fiber (1978.412.720)
Fiddle (Enserunai or Ensuranai), 19th century, Malaysia, Borneo, Sarawak, Sadong River, Iban people, Wood, coconut shell, hide, fiber (89.4.2365)
Figure Whistle, 3rd–7th century, Peru, Moche Valley (?), north coast; Moche, Gold (hammered) (1991.419.51)
Flute Stopper, late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Lower Sepik region, Biwat people, Wood, paint (1978.412.1545)
Frame Drum, 19th century, Dakota, Siouan Family, Wood, various materials (89.4.560ab)
Ghanti, second half of 19th century, North India, Brass (89.4.154)
Gourd Drum (Ipu Hula or Ipu Heke), 19th century, Hawai'i, Gourd, barkcloth, fiber (89.4.754)
Grand piano, ca. 1790, Johann Schmidt (Austrian, active late 18th century), Salzburg, Austria, Various materials (89.4.3182)
Grand piano, ca. 1820, Joseph Böhm (Austrian, 1786–ca. 1850), Vienna, Austria, Wood and various materials (1982.138)
Guitar, ca. 1695–99, Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, ebony (53.56.3)
Heroes Tapestry, ca. 1400–1410, South Netherlandish, Wool warp, wool wefts (32.130.3b, 47.101.1, 47.152)
Hurdy-Gurdy Playing Satyr with a Sleeping Nymph, Master of 1515 (Italian [?]), Engraving with drypoint burr; plate (31.31.19)
Jane Avril, 1893, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French), Lithograph printed in five colors; machine wove paper (32.88.15)
Kettle drums, 1779, Franz Peter Bunsen (German), Hannover, Silver, iron, calfskin (2010.138.1–.4)
Koto with Case, early 17th century; fabric koto wrap, 18th and 19th century, Goto Teijo, Ninth Generation Goto Master (Japanese), Japan, Various woods, ivory and tortoiseshell inlay, gold and silver inlays, metalwork (2007.194a–f)
Lady Su Hui and Her Verse Puzzle, Ming dynasty, 16th century, China, Handscroll; ink and color on silk (33.167)
Lute (Hasapi), late 19th–early 20th century, Indonesia, Sumatra, Toba Batak people, Wood, metal (1999.47.44)
The Lute Player, ca. 1626, Valentin de Boulogne (French), Oil on canvas (2008.459)
Lute, 1669, Pietro Railich, Padua, Snakewood, ebony, spruce (2008.3)
Lute, late 16th century, Attributed to Wendelin Tieffenbrucker, Padua, Yew, spruce, ebony, maple (1989.13)
Madame Charles Simon Favart (Marie Justine Benoîte Duronceray, 1727–1772), 1757, François Hubert Drouais (French), Oil on canvas (17.120.210)
Mandolino, ca. 1710–20, Attributed to Giovanni Smorsone (Italian), Rome, Ebony, ivory, rosewood, mother-of-pearl (2008.2a,b)
Mandora, 1726, Gregori Ferdinand Wenger, Augsburg, Maple, spruce, ebony (89.4.3140)
Mangbetu Trumpet, early 20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo (Uele region), Ivory (1999.74)
Minerva and the Muses, mid-16th century, Emilian (?) school, Etching and drypoint (27.78.2[99])
Mrdangam, 20th century, India, Wood, leather, tuning paste (1986.467.18)
The Music Lesson, 1870, John George Brown (American, born England), Oil on canvas (21.115.3)
Musical clock with spinet and organ, ca. 1625, Veit Langenbucher (German); Samuel Bidermann (German), Augsburg, Germany, Ebony, various wood and metals, wire, parchment, leather (2002.323a–f)
A Musical Party, 1659, Gabriël Metsu (Dutch), Oil on canvas (91.26.11)
A Musician and His Daughter, 1629, Thomas de Keyser (Dutch), Oil on wood (64.65.4)
The Musician, 1662, Bartholomeus van der Helst (Dutch), Oil on canvas (73.2)
Nao (bell), Shang dynasty (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.), China, Bronze (49.136.10)
Natural Trumpet, late 17th century, Johann Wilhelm Haas (Swiss), Nürnberg, Germany, Brass (89.4.2375)
Netsuke: Ox with boy playing flute, 19th century, Japanese, Wood, ivory, metal (10.211.780)
Nicolo Paganini, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French), Counterproof strengthened with graphite and white chalk on paper (43.85.10)
Nose Flute (Bituucu, Bitu Ceguvi, Bitu ni Vakatagi, or Bitu Vakatagi), ca. 1830, Fiji, Bamboo (89.4.795)
Orpheus and Eurydice, ca. 1505–6, Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian), Engraving (56.581.12)
Paiban (half of a clapper), Ming dynasty, early 15th century, China, Ivory, traces of pigment (2003.166)
Pair of cymbals, Classical, 5th–4th century B.C., Greek, Peloponnesian, Bronze, Inscribed in Greek: of Kallisthenia (13.225.5a,b)
Pair of gulgul, early 20th century, Indonesia (Madura), Wood (2009.430a,b,431)
Pandharpuri tambura, 19th century, India, Gourd, wood, bone, ivory (1994.498)
Pedal harp, 1891–95, Lyon & Healy, Chicago, Wood, metal (2001.171)
Pendant Shaped Like a Beetle with a Couple and a Young Man Playing an Instrument, 1619, Jean I Toutin (French), Blackwork and engraving (23.84.15)
Positive organ, 17th century, Germany, Woods, metal alloys, leather, and various materials (1978.6)
Qing (chime) for linzhong (eighth note in the twelve-note scale), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, dated 1716, China, Jade with incised gilded design (03.15.1)
Qing (musical stone) with theme of the Hundred Antiques, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736–95), China, Jade (02.18.644)
Rasp / Lime Spatula (Tap), late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Iatmul people, Wood, paint (1978.412.821)

Rasp / Lime Container (Bandi Na Iavo), late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Iatmul or Chambri people, Bamboo, wood, paint, fiber (1979.206.1457)
Rattle, 19th century, Alaska; Sitka, Wood, pigment (89.4.614)

Rattle, 19th century, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia; Skittagetan or Haida, Wood, pigment (89.4.616)
Rattle, 19th century, Vancouver Island, Canada; Masseth or Haida, Wood, pigment (89.4.647)
Rattle, ca. 1880, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia; Haida or Tsimshian, Wood, string, pigment (89.4.1963)
Raven Rattle, 19th century, British Columbia; Tsimshian, Wood, pigment (89.4.2161)
Raven Rattle, 19th century, Skidegate, British Columbia; Haida, Cedar, pebbles, polychrome (89.4.611)
Sampler, ca. 1792, Martha (Patty) Coggeshall (American), Probably Mrs. Anne Usher's School, Bristol, Rhode Island, Silk on linen (14.26)
Sankh, 19th century, Kerala State, India, Shell (spyrum turbonella), brass, wax (1986.12)
Sarangi, 19th century, Gujarat, India, Wood, metal, parchment, horsehair, mother-of-pearl, ivory, paint(89.4.200)
Sarangi, ca. 1900, India, Wood, ivory, parchment, metal (1982.143.2)
Sarangi, late 19th century, North India, Wood, parchment, ivory, gut, metal (46.34.43)
Se player, Han dynasty, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., China, Pottery (1994.605.85a–c)
Seated Musician, Tang dynasty (618–906), China, Marble (2006.156)
Set of ten belt plaques, Tang dynasty, 7th–8th century, China, Jade (1992.165.22a–j)
Side Blown Trumpet, late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Wood, shell, hair, fiber (1980.262)
Sitar, 1997, Made by Murari Adhikari, Calcutta, India, Teak, ebony, metal, bone, various materials (1999.399)
Sitar, late 19th century, India, Wood, ivory, metal (89.4.1586)
Slit Gong (Waken), 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Komindimbit village, Iatmul people, Wood (1978.412.1536)
Suona, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Rosewood, brass (89.4.20)
Sursanga, 19th century, India, Wood, pearl, ivory (46.34.79)
Table cover with story of Gombaut and Macée, ca. 1600, French, Wool and silk on canvas (54.7.1)
Tambura, 20th century, India, Gourd, wood, bone, ivory, steel (1986.470a)
Tanjore tambura (male), early 19th century, India, Gourd, wood, metal, bone (2008.141.2a,b)
Tenor recorder, ca. 1600, Bassano Workshop, Venice or London, Boxwood (2010.205)
Trumpet (Fu), mid-20th century, New Guinea, Papua Province, Asmat people, Bamboo (1978.412.1022)
Tube Zither (Sesando or Sasandu), late 19th century, Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara, Timor Island, Bamboo, wood, palm leaves, metal wire (89.4.1489)
Ud, 1977, Les fils de Gamil Georges, Cairo, Mahogany, spruce, beech, plastic, abalone, brass, other materials (1982.143.1)
Viola d'amore, 18th century, Johannes Florenus Guidantus (Italian), Bologna, Italy, Spruce, maple (2009.41)
Viola da Gamba (Viol), 1680, Richard Meares (English), England (London), Wood (1982.324)
Violetta, 1701, Giovanni Grancino (Italian), Milan, Spruce, maple, ebony, ivory (2008.1)
Violin, ca. 1625, England or Germany, Wood (1990.7)
Violin, ca. 1685, Joachim Tielke (German), Wood (1992.333)
Violoncello Head, ca. 1670–80, School of Joachim Tielke (German), Maple (1998.458)
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe, ca. 1750–57, Georg Henrich Scherer (German), Germany (Butzbach), Narwhal tusk, ivory, gilt brass (2006.86a–c)
Water Drum, 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Mindimbit village, Iatmul people, Wood, fiber (1979.206.1627)
Whistle, 19th century, British Columbia; Northwest Coast, Wood, pigment (89.4.2243)
Whistle, 19th century, United States, Wood, metal, feathers (89.4.2058)
A Woman Playing the Theorbo-Lute and a Cavalier, ca. 1658, Gerard ter Borch, the Younger (Dutch), Oil on wood (14.40.617)
Xiao, Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century, China, Fukien Province, Porcelain (1988.91)
Xun (ovoid ocarina), Han dynasty (206 B.C.–220 A.D.), China, Pottery (2005.14)
Yunluo ("cloud gong"), Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Bronze (89.4.15a)
Zhong (bell), Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period (5th–3rd century B.C.), China, Bronze (13.220.86)

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