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In D-flat. The lowest tone is d''-flat. Very slightly tapered conoidal bore. Boxwood, unvarnished. Two large finger-holes in front, thumb- hole in the rear. The tube is cut out at the finger-holes to provide a better grip. The lip is faced with a thin piece of tin.

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

France

Dimensions

Length 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.1814

Medium or Technique

Boxwood

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones