Flute

about 1830
Bacon & Hart (American, active 1813–1833)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Length: 66.9 cm (26 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.265

Medium or Technique

Boxwood, ivory, nickel silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

8 keys, lined head joint

Inscription

BACON & HART / PHILA. / [lyre]

Provenance

1979, sold by James Francis, Toledo, Ohio, 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