Thibouville frère (French, 1st half 19th century)
Object Place: Paris, France
Length 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Small tapered conoidal bore with a slight flare at the bottom. Ebony, with ivory tips and mouthpiece. Made in two parts. Four fingerholes in front, two thumbholes in the rear. In A; lower chamber pitch (a’=420).
Stamped on body: Tibouvile - FRERE
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
Air by Pleyel, from A Complete Preceptor [for the] Improved Octave Flageolet, 1811?
Published by Wigley
Performed by Darcy Kuronen