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In B-flat. Cylindrical bore. Varnished rosewood. Nickel silver ferrules with two concentric engraved lines. Made in one part, with largest diameter at embouchure. Slightly elliptical embouchure. Six finger holes.

Inscription

Stamped: [maker's monogram] / CROSBY

Provenance

1981, accessioned as source unidentified to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 18, 1981)

Credit Line

Source unidentified

about 1870

Object Place

New York City, New York, United States

Dimensions

Length 39.6 cm (15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.393

Medium or Technique

Rosewood, nickel silver

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones