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In C. Conoidal bore. Maple, varnished light yellow-brown. Ivory rings and headcap. Made in four parts: headjoint, upper and lower bodyjoints, and footjoint. Elliptical embouchure. Six finger holes. One rectangular key (Young type F) of brass (d-sharp'), mounted on ring with SATK. Old, but not...

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Inscription

Stamped on all joints: MEACHAM & CO. / ALBANY

Provenance

1982, sold by Harold Priest, Harvard, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1982)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

about 1820

Object Place

Albany, New York, United States

Dimensions

Length 61.1 cm (24 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.227

Medium or Technique

Maple, ivory, brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones