Flute

1880s
Alfred G. Badger (American, 1815–1892)


Object Place: New York City, New York, United States

Dimensions

Length 75.4 cm (29 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1356

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Foot for low B-flat. Includes leather-covered wood case.

Inscription

Stamped: A. G. Badger / New York; engraved on body: W. Howard Peters.

Provenance

November 1990, sold by Rayburn Musical Instrument Co., Boston, Massachusetts, to Peter H. Bloom, Somerville, Massachusetts; 2006, sold by Bloom to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 20, 2006)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from the Bequest of Maury A. Bromsen