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In C. Conoidal bore. Boxwood, varnished light yellow-brown. Horn rings. Made in four parts: headjoint, upper and lower bodyjoints, and footjoint. Elliptical embouchure. Six fingerholes. One square key (Young type F) of silver (d-sharp'), mounted on block with SATK.

Provenance

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

1800–50

Object Place

Probably Germany

Dimensions

Length 61 cm (24 in.)

Accession Number

17.1854

Medium or Technique

Boxwood, horn, silver

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones