Flageolet

1800–50


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Length 20.6 cm (8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1817

Medium or Technique

Boxwood

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

In G; lower chamber pitch (a’=420). Small tapered conoidal bore with a slight flare at the bottom. Boxwood, wax finish; made in two parts. Four finger-holes in front, two thumb-holes in the rear.

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