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Tenor (Alto) Ophicleide in E-flat

Couturier (French, Lyons active 1812–after 1900 Lyons)
ca. 1830–50
Lyon, France
Overall: 16.7 x 92.3cm (6 9/16 x 36 5/16in.)
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-horn
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: Stamped on bell, upside down: * / INNOVE / par / COUTURIER / a LYON / *
Stamped on crook: UT
Stamped on crook: RE
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Forgotten Instruments: Exhibition Catalogue of the Katonah Gallery. Exhibition catalogue., Katonah, New York, 1981, pg. 50, ill.

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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