Treble flute in F
D'Almaine & Company (English, active 1836–1866)
Object Place: London, England
Length 44.7 cm (17 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Boxwood, ivory, brass
Not On View
In F. Conoidal bore. Boxwood, varnished light yellow-brown. Ivory rings. Made in four parts: headjoint, upper and lower bodyjoint, and footjoint. Elliptical embouchure. Six fingerholes. One square key (Young type F) of brass (d-sharp’), mounted on ring with SATK.
Stamped on headjoint: [3 plumes of the Prince of Wales] / D'ALMAINE [& CO.] / LATE / GOULDING & D'ALMAINE / [SO] SQU[ARE] / LONDO[N] / 4; stamped on all other joints: [3 plumes of the Prince of Wales] / D'ALMAINE & CO.
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