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Picco pipe

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Very slightly tapered conoidal bore with rounded flare at the bottom. Boxwood, wax finish. Two finger-holes in front, one thumb-hole in the rear.

Inscription

Stamped on body: LONDON

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

1850–1900

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Length 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.1810

Medium or Technique

Boxwood

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones