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Soprano Saxhorn in B-flat

Date:
1850–60
Geography:
France?
Culture:
possibly French
Medium:
Brass, nickel-silver
Dimensions:
L. 30 cm (11-7/8 in.); Diam. of bell; 12.5 cm (5 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2176
Not on view
Marking: (Engraved on bell in script) Henry A. Weymann & Son/Importers/Philaelphia/PENa
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
A Checklist of American Musical Instruments. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 37.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 193, 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. 193, 192++, ill.



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