Soprano in B-flat. Brass. Cylindro-conoidal bore. Made in three parts: inner slide branch, slide, and the bell branch. The mouthpiece has a deep conical cup and the inner edge of the rim is slightly undercut. The bell is reinforced by a brass band.
Stamped on garland: IOHANN IOSEPH SCHMIED MACHTS IN PFAFFENDORF 1781
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