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American Silver Flute and a 19th Century French Wood Piccolo

Auction:
2892B
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2892B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 22, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

American Silver Flute and a 19th Century French Wood Piccolo, the flute body joint with gold cartouche and engraved A.G BADGER / MAKER / NEW YORK, with a wood head joint; the piccolo stamped Chibouville / Cabert / a Paris, piccolo with original case and original bill of sale.
Estimate $250-350

Piccolo: Sticky Bb key, missing pad.
Silver flute: Bakelite headjoint, stuck flute foot joint.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Chibouville, Paris, Flute, Piccolo, Western concert flute, Woodwind instruments

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