Marked by Chevalier
Object Place: France
Length 69.4 cm (27 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Boxwood, ivory, brass
Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)
Body of boxwood in three parts: head (with long cap), body, and foot. Ferrules of ivory. One trapezoidal key (Young type H) of brass (d-sharp1), mounted on ring with spring attached to wood.
Stamped on all joints: CHEVALIER / [dolphin]; stamped at bottom of headjoint and top of bodyjoint: [6-petal flower]
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)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection
Prelude in D Minor from L'Art de Préluder, 1719...
Composed by Jacques Hottetere
Performed by Peter Bloom