Fife

1850–1900


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Length 37.8 cm (14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1989.271

Medium or Technique

Ebony, nickel silver

Not On View

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Classifications

Aerophones

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

Provenance

Likely before 1937, Charles A. Hetzler, Shelby, Ohio; by 1989, by descent to his granddaughter, Mrs. Richard Humphreys Campbell, Sidney, Ohio; 1989, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Campbell to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 27, 1989)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Humphreys Campbell