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In C. Conoidal bore. Varnished rosewood; ivory headjoint. Silver rings. Rosewood headcap, with circular inserts of ivory and silver, and cork- adjustment screw. Brass liner in headjoint and barrel. Made in four parts: headjoint, barrel, bodyjoint, and footjoint. Circular embouchure with raised...

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Before 1975, Reverend Mark Marion Boyd (1815-1910), Newberry County, South Carolina. By 1975, Mrs. Harold F. Stose, South Yarmouth, New Hampshire; 1975, gift of Stose to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 11, 1975)

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Gift of Mrs. Harold P. Stose

late 19th century

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Length 71.1 cm (28 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Rosewood, ivory, nickel silver


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones