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Trumpet marine (tromba marina) and bow

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Long, hollow soundbox; back of five ribs of pine; open at the bottom. Belly of pine extending almost the entire length of the soundbox; the opening at the top providing access to the tuning pegs of the sympathetic strings and covered by a sliding door with open fret-work. Solidly constructed neck...

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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

about 1700

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Length 192 cm, width 36.5 cm (Length 75 9/16 in., width 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1733a

Medium or Technique

Pine

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones

Long, hollow soundbox; back of five ribs of pine; open at the bottom. Belly of pine extending almost the entire length of the soundbox; the opening at the top providing access to the tuning pegs of the sympathetic strings and covered by a sliding door with open fret-work. Solidly constructed neck...

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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

about 1700

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Length 192 cm, width 36.5 cm (Length 75 9/16 in., width 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1733a

Medium or Technique

Pine

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones