Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Baritone saxophone in E-flat

Maker:
Gautrot-Marquet (French, Paris 1875–1884)
Date:
early 20th century
Geography:
Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Brass, ebony
Dimensions:
Total length: app. 96.7 cm (38-1/8 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-single reed conical
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2405
Not on view
Rival makers, such as Gautrot, scrambled to produce saxophones as soon as Adolphe Sax’s patent expired.
Marking: (on bell) Exposition Universelle de Paris [banner] 1900 [medal]/Hors Concours/Membre du jury/Gautrot-Marquet/Brevete s.g.d.g./Paris/ Logo
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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