Keyed bugle in B-flat

about 1840
Graves & Co. (American, active 1824–1869)


Object Place: Winchester, New Hampshire, United States

Dimensions

Length 43.2 cm (17 in.)

Accession Number

1991.360

Medium or Technique

Copper, brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Soprano in B-flat. Copper body with brass trim and keys. Seven cup-shaped keys mounted in saddles. Mouthpiece and tuning shank missing.

Inscription

Engraved on garland: Graves & Co. / Winchester, N. H.

Provenance

1991, sold by Lillian Caplin, The Center for Musical Antiquities, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 24, 1991)

Credit Line

Willian Lindsey Fund, by exchange