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Contrabass Saxhorn in E-flat

Maker:
C. A. Zoebisch
Date:
mid to late 19th century
Geography:
New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Brass, nickel-silver
Dimensions:
Length: 91.4 cm (36 in.) Diameter of bell: 27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.) Diameter of bore: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2188
Not on view
Marking: Engraved on nickel-silver plate on bell: C. A. Zoebisch/& Sons/New York
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
A Checklist of American Musical Instruments. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 39.

American Musical Instruments in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1985, pg. 95, fig. 103, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 192, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13, pg. 192, 192+, ill.



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