Hornpipe

19th century


Object Place: Greece

Dimensions

Length 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1888

Medium or Technique

Wood, horn

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Two parallel reed tubes with five equally spaced finger-holes on each, two horn bells, two reeds. The tubes are inserted in a circular piece of wood which is fitted into the air-chamber (lost).

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