Trumpet in E-flat

about 1850


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Length: 61 cm (24 in.) Bell diameter: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1079

Medium or Technique

Silver-plated brass

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Original mouthpiece with pigtail. Banner of the Society of Gentlemen Trumpeters.

Provenance

Until 1979, Eric Halfpenny (b. 1906 – d. 1979), The Society of Gentlemen Trumpeters, London; 1979, by descent to his wife, May Halfpenny, London; by descent to her son, Peter Halfpenny, London; November 10, 2004, Halfpenny collection and others sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 238, to Robert M. Hazen, Bethesda, MD; 2012, gift of Robert M. Hazen to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Hazen