Thibouville, père et fils (French, 1st half 19th century)
Object Place: Paris, France
Length 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Rosewood, ivory, silver
Not On View
Small tapered conoidal bore, slightly chamfered at the bottom. Rosewood, stained dark reddish-brown. Ivory tips and mouthpiece. Made in two parts. Four finger-holes in front, two thumb-holes in the rear. D-sharp key of silver, round and mounted on knobs. In D; lower chamber pitch (a’=420).
Stamped on body: Thibouville / PERE[?] & FILS / A PARIS
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)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection
Life Let Us Cherish, from a Complete Preceptor [for the] Improved Octave Flageolet, 1811?
Published by Wigley
Performed by Darcy Kuronen