Treble flute in F

1829–32
Asa Hopkins (1779–1838)


Object Place: Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

Dimensions

Length 45.9 cm (18 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.270

Medium or Technique

Boxwood, ivory

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Aerophones

In F. Conoidal bore. Boxwood, varnished dark brown. Ivory rings and headcap. Made in four parts: headjoint, upper and lower bodyjoints, and footjoint. Slightly elliptical embouchure. Six finger holes. One key (d- sharp’), missing, mounted on ring with SATK.

Inscription

Stamped on headjoint and upper bodyjoint: A HOPKINS / LITCHFIELD / CONN; stamped on lower bodyjoint and foot: A HOPKINS / LITCHFIELD

Provenance

1989, gift of Dr. Ernest A. Bragg, Jr., Attleboro, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 27, 1989)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ernest A. Bragg, Jr.