Music: Du Sieur Abraham from Nouveaux recueils pour une clarinette seule by Abraham, about 1789 (performed by Diane Heffner)
Stamped on all joints: AMLINGUE / A PARIS / B; stamped on alternate barrel, and upper and middle bodyjoints: AMLINGUE / A PARIS / A; stamped on mouthpiece: [six-point star] / DUBOST / [six-point star]; engraved on brass plate on case: Bryant P. Tilden.
1794, sold by source unidentified, Bordeaux, France, to Captain Bryant P. Tilden (d. 1859), through his music teacher, D'Anglebert. By 1938, acquired by Mrs. Henry B. Chapin, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts; 1938, gift of Chapin to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 8, 1938)
Gift of Mrs. Henry B. Chapin
- Michel Amlingue, French, active 1782–after 1830