Keyed bugle in E-flat

about 1850
Elbridge G. Wright (American, 1811–1871)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Length 33.3 cm (13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1989.334

Medium or Technique

Copper, nickel silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Sopranino in E-flat. Copper body with nickel silver trim and keys. Ten cup- shaped keys mounted in saddles. Mouthpiece and tuning shank missing.

Inscription

Engraved on bell: E. G. Wright, / Maker, / Boston.

Provenance

1989, sold by Brass Buff Antiques, Newton, Massachusetts, to Marlowe Sigal, Newton Centre, Massachusetts, at the request of the MFA; 1989, sold by Sigal to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 29, 1989)

Credit Line

William Lindsey Fund, by exchange