Stop trumpet

about 1800
Johann Georg Lintner (German, 1766–1840)


Object Place: Augsburg, Germany

Dimensions

Length 50.5 cm (19 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1994

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Soprano in A-flat. Brass. Cylindro-conoidal bore. The tube is bent in a moon-crescent form. The mouthpiece has a deep conical cup (taken from an old-fashioned bugle).

Inscription

Engraved on bell garland: Joh. Georg Lintner [tree] in Augsburg

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