Cornet in B-flat
Isaac Fiske (American, 1820–1894)
Object Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Length 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Soprano in B-flat. Copper body with nickel silver trim, valve assemblies and leadpipes. Three string-linkage rotary valves. Two separate leapipes are present, either of which can be joined to the instrument’s tubing by one interchangable tuning slide. Missing mouthpiece and tuning shank.
Engraved on bell garland: Isaac Fiske, Maker. Worcester, Mass.
1991, sold by Lillian Caplin, The Center for Musical Antiquities, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 23, 1991)
Foster Charitable Fund