Flute

about 1840
Graves & Co. (American, active 1824–1869)


Object Place: Winchester, New Hampshire, United States

Dimensions

Length: 60.5 cm (23 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.261

Medium or Technique

Cocuswood, ivory, nickel silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

4 keys, brass-lined head joint

Inscription

[eagle] / GRAVES & Co / WINDCHESTER / N.H. [lyre]

Provenance

1988, sold by Alfred Wood, Westerly, Rhode Island, to Robert E. Eliason, Hanover, New Hampshire; 2012, gift of Eliason to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 30, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. and Ellen I. Eliason