Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Alto Saxhorn in E-flat

Maker:
John Howard Foote
Date:
ca. 1865–80
Geography:
New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Brass, nickel-silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 17.8 x 73.8cm (7 x 29 1/16in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-horn
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.3127
Not on view
Marking: On brass plate on bell: J H F [surrounding lyre] / NY
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown ; [ Penzel & Muller ]
A Checklist of American Musical Instruments. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 37.

American Musical Instruments in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1985, pg. 93, fig. 99, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Historical Groups, Gallery 39. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1905, pg. 64.

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