Stock-and-horn

late 19th century


Object Place: Scotland

Dimensions

Length 57 cm (22 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1885

Medium or Technique

Ebony, cowhorn

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Double bore. Ebony tube flattened in the front and party flattened in the rear, embellished white bone tip and five inlaid bars and two diamond-shaped inlays; seven double finger-holes in the front, two thumb-holes in the rear. Cow-horn bell and wooden cap with mouthpiece. Two single beating straw reeds covered by the cap.

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