Musette

19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Length 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1914

Medium or Technique

Rosewood, ivory

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

In F. Conoidal bore. Rosewood, stained dark brown, ivory tips. Made in two parts: body and bell-joint. Seven finger-holes in the front; a thumb-hole in the rear; two vent-holes.

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