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In C. Conoidal bore. Maple, varnished dark brown. Ivory rings and headcap. Made in four parts: headjoint, upper and lower bodyjoints, and footjoint. Elliptical embouchure. Six finger holes. Four round keys (Young type S) of brass (d-sharp', f', g-sharp', and b-flat'), mounted on blocks...

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Inscription

Stamped on all joints: MEACHAM & CO / ALBANY

Provenance

1977, sold by Harold Priest, Harvard, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1977)

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund

about 1825

Object Place

Albany, New York, United States

Dimensions

Length 60.9 cm (24 in.)

Accession Number

1977.8

Medium or Technique

Maple, ivory, brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones