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Chalumeau (after Johann Christoph Denner, early 18th century)

late 19th century
Probably by Francis William Galpin (English, 1858–1945)


Object Place, Hatfield Regis, England

Dimensions

Length 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.1871

Medium or Technique

Maple

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones

In C. Maple stained dark brown. Made in three parts: long mouthpiece, bodyjoint, and bell. Seven fingerholes (the lowest doubled) and one thumbhole. Two square keys (Young type A) of brass (a' and b'), mounted on rings with SATK. Mouthpiece cover. The original of this instrument is in the Bavarian National Museum, in Munich.

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

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.