Tenor recorder

about 1730
John Neale (active 1721–1734)


Object Place: Dublin, Ireland

Dimensions

Length 61.5 cm (24 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1804

Medium or Technique

Pearwood

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

In D. The lowest tone is d’. Coinodal bore. Pearwood, varnished blackish-borwn. Made in three parts: the head, the body, and the foot-joint. Seven finger-holes in front, thumb-hole in the rear.

Inscription

Stamped on back of foot: NEALE / [hear with two arrows]; scratched on bottom of foot: NEALE / MAKER

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