Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Harmoniflute

Maker:
Mayermarix (French)
Date:
1860–80
Geography:
Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Wood, ivory, leather, paper
Dimensions:
H. 47 cm (18 1/2 in.); W. 17cm (6 11/16 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Free Reed
Credit Line:
Purchase, Clara Mertens Bequest, in memory of André Mertens, 2004
Accession Number:
2004.362
Not on view
Marking: Signed on a mother of pearl shield: "HARMONIFLUTE / MAYERMARIX / FACTEUR/ BREV. S. G. D. G. / PARIS". There are two illegible (or only partially legible) rubber stamps apparently of the music store that sold the instrument.
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