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Tenor (Alto) Ophicleide in E-flat

Maker:
Possibly by Charles Joseph Sax (Belgian, Dinant, Belgium 1790–1865 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1825–65
Geography:
Brussels, Belgium
Culture:
Belgian
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
Overall: 19 x 86.5cm (7 1/2 x 34 1/16in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-horn
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2411
Not on view
Marking: Engraved on bell: C.Sax / Bruxelles 7636
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. 171, 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. 171, 171+, ill.



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