Hautbois de Poitou
Object Place: France
Length 39.5 cm (15 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
In G. Keyless. Maple, stained light brown. The tube is made in two parts: the bodyjoint and the bell; the reed cap with mouthpiece. Six finger-holes in front and one hole that is not stopped by a finger; a thumb- hole in the rear; two vent-holes on the bell.
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