Picco pipe

1850–1900


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

Length 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.1810

Medium or Technique

Boxwood

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Very slightly tapered conoidal bore with rounded flare at the bottom. Boxwood, wax finish. Two finger-holes in front, one thumb-hole in the rear.

Inscription

Stamped on body: LONDON

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