Alto in E-flat. Brass. Cylindro-conoidal bore. Two bends. Wide ribbed bands at the top and around all joints of the tubing; decorative boss in the bell branch. The mouthpiece has a conical cup. The bell rim is reinforced by a brass band.
Stamped on garland: JOSEF WOLF PRAHA P P . A G
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