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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.

Inscription

Stamped on garland: JOSEF WOLF PRAHA P P . A G

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 1860

Object Place

Prague, Czech Republic

Dimensions

Length 68 cm (26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.1992

Medium or Technique

Brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones