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Keyed bugle in B-flat

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Soprano in B-flat. Copper body with brass trim and keys. Seven cup-shaped keys mounted in saddles. Mouthpiece and tuning shank missing.

Inscription

Engraved on garland: Graves & Co. / Winchester, N. H.

Provenance

1991, sold by Lillian Caplin, The Center for Musical Antiquities, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 24, 1991)

Credit Line

Willian Lindsey Fund, by exchange

about 1840

Object Place

Winchester, New Hampshire, United States

Dimensions

Length 43.2 cm (17 in.)

Accession Number

1991.360

Medium or Technique

Copper, brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones