Sopranino in G. The lowest tone is g''. Brown earthenware, painted black, with traces of gilt ornament. Brass mouthpiece. Tuning cork with wooden button. Eight finger-holes in front, two thumb-holes in the rear. Two gilt labels (not legible, but similar to 1917.1836).
Stamped? on body: G. Donati Budrio / Bologna
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)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection