Bugle

about 1810
Kelly & Co. (English, active 1802–1811)


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

Length 39 cm (15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1970

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Alto in G. The second partial sounds g. Copper, lacquered black. Cylindro-conoidal bore; deep conical cup mouthpiece. The tube is wound twice upon itself.

Inscription

Engraved on garland: Kelly & Co Pall Mall London

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