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In D-sharp. Cylindrical bore. Varnished rosewood. Brass ferrules with three concentric engraved lines. Made in one part, with largest diameter at embouchure. Slightly elliptical embouchure. Six finger holes.

Provenance

About 1976, sold by Frederick M. Morin, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 18, 1981)

Credit Line

Source unidentified

1850–75

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Length 36.7 cm (14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.392

Medium or Technique

Rosewood, brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones