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Alto Saxophone

Maker:
Arsene-Zoe Lecomte & Cie
Date:
after 1887
Geography:
Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Brass, ebony or cocus wood mouthpiece
Dimensions:
Height (end to end): 23 5/8 in. (60 cm) Diameter (of bell): 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm)
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-single reed conical
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2170
Not on view
Marking: (on bell) [tuning fork]/A.L. & Cie/
(on medals) Lyon Paris 1867 Lima/
(on banner) EXCELSIOR/Fabrique Expressement/Par A. Lecomte & Cie/4134/Paris/Pour Charles E. Colby.
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. 140, 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. 140, 140+, ill.



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