Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bass Recorder

Johann Schell (German, Nürnberg 1660–1732)
ca. 1700
Nuremberg, Germany
Wood (fruit wood), brass, ivory
Height: 38 11/16 in. (98.2 cm)
Aerophone-Whistle Flute-recorder
Credit Line:
Purchase, Robert Alonzo Lehman Bequest, 2009
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: All three wooden joints bear a brand stamp in a scroll with a monogram underneath: H. SCHELL / S. The head joint has in addition a symmetrical intertwined monogram "JS" (Johann Schell).
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