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In C. Conoidal bore. Varnished blackwood. Nickel silver rings. Blackwood cap with wood and nickel silver cork-adjustment screw. Brass liner in headjoint and barrel. Made in four parts: headjoint, barrel, bodyjoint, and footjoint. Slightly elliptical embouchure. Six finger holes. Nine cupped...

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Inscription

Stamped on headjoint: NACH / Meyer

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Source unidentified

late 19th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Length 70.5 cm (27 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1981.391

Medium or Technique

Blackwood, nickel silver

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones