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Ocarina

Maker:
Attributed to Max Freyer & Co.
Date:
19th century
Geography:
Meissen, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: Diam. 4.1 x L. 19.1cm (1 5/8 x 7 1/2in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Whistle Flute-vessel flute
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2122
Not on view
This ocarina was made in Meissen, Germany, about 1900–1910, probably by Max Freyer & Co. Their decoration imitates patterns of the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory.
Marking: Marked: (in glue glaze) MEISSEN (and stamped) C.
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 126.

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. 126.



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