Treble recorder in A (after 18th-century type)

late 19th century


Object Place: Probably England

Dimensions

Length 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.1738

Medium or Technique

Walnut

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

In A. The lowest tone is a’. Conoidal bore. Walnut, stained dark mahogany reddish-brown. Made in three parts: the head, the body, and the foot-joint. Seven finger-holes in front, thumb-hole in the rear.

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