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Soprano in A-flat. Brass. Cylindro-conoidal bore. The tube is bent in a moon-crescent form. The mouthpiece has a deep conical cup (taken from an old-fashioned bugle).

Inscription

Engraved on bell garland: Joh. Georg Lintner [tree] in Augsburg

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

about 1800

Object Place

Augsburg, Germany

Dimensions

Length 50.5 cm (19 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1994

Medium or Technique

Brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones