Duct flute

late 19th century
Labeled J & H (English, late 19th century?)


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

Length 57 cm (22 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1838

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

In C. Lowest tone d’. Cylindrical bore. Made of drawn brass tubing. Six finger-holes; the fipple is made of lead.

Inscription

Stamped on body: D / I & H / LONDON MADE / [registered trade mark]

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