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Includes leather-covered wood case and silver cork grease container.

Inscription

Stamped: No 820 / [lyre] A. G. BADGER / NEW YORK / [lyre]; stamped on silver medallion on case: Henry Holt / Baltimore Md

Provenance

Early 1990s, sold by Skinner, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, to Peter H. Bloom, Somerville, Massachusetts; 2006, sold by Bloom to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 20, 2006)

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

1853

Object Place

New York City, New York, United States

Dimensions

Length 67.5 cm (26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1357

Medium or Technique

Cocuswood, silver

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones