Musette

19th century


Object Place: Brittany, France

Dimensions

Length 34.5 cm (13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1898

Medium or Technique

Ebony, ivory

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

In A. Ebony, ivory tips and ivory bell rim. Finely molded conical tube with a widely flaring bell. Made in two parts. Seven finger- holes in the front.

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