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Body of boxwood in three sections with ivory rings. Ten cupped brass keys (b, c', c-sharp', e-flat', f', f-sharp', g-sharp', b-flat', c'', octave key) mounted on posts with foot plates. Third and fourth finger-holes doubled. Brass thumbrest.

Inscription

Stamped on all sections: [castle with three crenelations] / TRIEBERT / A PARIS

Provenance

1998, sold by Jean Michel Renard, Bellenaves, France, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 1998)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

about 1830

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

Length 56.7 cm (22 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1998.1

Medium or Technique

Boxwood, ivory, brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones