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Brass body with nickel silver trim and period mouthpiece. Three Viennese valves.

Inscription

Stamped on bell garland: ANT. DEHMAL INSTRUMENTEN-FABRIK WIEN

Provenance

Before the 1970s, Harold L. Meek, West Roxbury, Massachusetts, a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra 1943-1963; in the 1970s, sold by Meek to George Theokritoff, Mt. Tabor, New Jersey; 2003, gift of Theokritoff to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 17, 2003)

Credit Line

Gift of George Theokritoff in memory of Harold L. Meek of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

about 1900

Object Place

Vienna, Austria

Dimensions

Diameter 28.6 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.643

Medium or Technique

Brass, nickel silver

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones