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In C and in E. Elliptical solid block of wood with broad mouthpiece and two parallel coinoidal bores; maple, varnished dark yellow- brown. Seven double finger-holes in front, double thumb-hole in the rear.


Stamped on body: [fleur-de-lis?] / F. LEHNER / F. L.


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)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection

about 1800

Object Place

London, England


Length 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones