In C. Boxwood, stained light yellow-brown. Ivory rings. Made in three parts: upper and lower bodyjoints, and bell. Six fingerholes, the third and fourth doubled. Two octagonal keys (Young type R) of brass (c' and e-flat'), mounted on rings with SATK.
Stamped on all joints: G x ASTOR & CO. / LONDON / [unicorn]
1977, sold by the estate of Edwin M. Ripin (1930-1975), Forest Hills, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 9, 1977)
Edwin M. Ripin Collection, Friends of the Collection Fund