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Crooked in A. Cylindro-conoidal bore. Brass, with German silver trimmings. Invention is marked 'F' (evidently belonged to another instrument with longer tubing). Bell rim, reinforced with a band of German silver engraved with flowers.

Inscription

Engraved on garland: C. Lobeit; marked on crook: F

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

early 19th century

Object Place

Possibly Bohemia

Dimensions

Length 62 cm (24 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2002

Medium or Technique

Brass, nickel silver

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones