late 19th century
Object Place: Scotland
Length 57 cm (22 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection