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Includes original fiberboard box and period instruction booklet.


Mid-nineteenth century, Charles and Mary (Macy) Sherman, Massachusetts; by inheritance to their daughter, Ella Sherman Whiteside; about 1940, by inheritance to her daughter, Julia Whiteside Ware, Bedford, Massachusetts; about 1970, by descent to her daughter, Elizabeth Macy Ware, Newburyport, Massachusetts; 2006, sold by Ware to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2006)

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Museum purchase with funds donated by the Wolfe family in memory of Elise Wolfe

about 1860

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Overall: 16 x 38 x 13.5 cm (6 5/16 x 14 15/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wood, mother-of-pearl, paper


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones