Flûte d'accord

about 1800
Friedrich Löhner I (German, 1737–1816)


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

Length 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1821

Medium or Technique

Maple

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

In C and in E. Elliptical solid block of wood with broad mouthpiece and two parallel coinoidal bores; maple, varnished dark yellow- brown. Seven double finger-holes in front, double thumb-hole in the rear.

Inscription

Stamped on body: [fleur-de-lis?] / F. LEHNER / F. L.

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