Flute

1853
Alfred Goodrich Badger (American, 1815–1892)


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

Dimensions

Length 67.5 cm (26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1357

Medium or Technique

Cocuswood, silver

On View

David and Stacey Goel Gallery (Gallery 239)

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Includes leather-covered wood case and silver cork grease container.

Inscription

Stamped: No 820 / [lyre] A. G. BADGER / NEW YORK / [lyre]; stamped on silver medallion on case: Henry Holt / Baltimore Md

Provenance

Early 1990s, sold by Skinner, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, to Peter H. Bloom, Somerville, Massachusetts; 2006, sold by Bloom to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 20, 2006)

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund