Tenor flute (after early 17th-century Flemish type)

late 19th century
Probably by Francis William Galpin (English, 1858–1945)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Length 68.5 cm (26 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1845

Medium or Technique

Pearwood

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Cylindrical bore. Cylindrical tube of pearwood. Circular embouchure and six finger-holes. Cork inserted close to the embouchure.

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