In D. J-shaped tube of maple. Reed cap with mouthpiece. Brass staple for reed. Brass tips. Bore is cylindrical except at the end, where it flares slightly. Eight finger-holes (one of which is stopped with wax) and one vent-hole in the front, a thumb-hole in the rear.
Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection
Reproduced with permission.