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Cornet in B-flat

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Soprano in B-flat. Brass with nickel silver trim. Three Stözel valves and one McFarlane key. Non-original tuning shank and mouthpiece.

Inscription

Stamped on bell garland: IMPROVED / & MADE BY / CHAS PACE. / 49 KING ST / WESTMINSTER

Provenance

1986, sold by Vera Gropper, West Somerville, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 26, 1986)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

about 1840

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Length 30.5 cm (12 in.)

Accession Number

1986.92

Medium or Technique

Brass, nickel silver

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones