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Chalumeau (after 18th-century type)

late 19th century

Probably by Francis William Galpin, English, 1858–1945 English


Dimensions

Length 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1870

Medium or Technique

Walnut

Not On View

Collections

Europe , Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments , Aerophones

Walnut, stained brown. Made in two parts: mouthpiece and body. Eight fingerholes (one stopped with wax) and one thumbhole.

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