Fife

about 1870
George Cloos (American, about 1836–1910)


Object Place: New York City, New York, United States

Dimensions

Length 39.6 cm (15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.393

Medium or Technique

Rosewood, nickel silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

In B-flat. Cylindrical bore. Varnished rosewood. Nickel silver ferrules with two concentric engraved lines. Made in one part, with largest diameter at embouchure. Slightly elliptical embouchure. Six finger holes.

Inscription

Stamped: [maker's monogram] / CROSBY

Provenance

1981, accessioned as source unidentified to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 18, 1981)

Credit Line

Source unidentified