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Double bore. Ebony tube flattened in the front and party flattened in the rear, embellished white bone tip and five inlaid bars and two diamond-shaped inlays; seven double finger-holes in the front, two thumb-holes in the rear. Cow-horn bell and wooden cap with mouthpiece. Two single beating...

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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

late 19th century

Object Place

Scotland

Dimensions

Length 57 cm (22 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1885

Medium or Technique

Ebony, cowhorn

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones