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Inscription

C.G. CHRISTMAN / 893 / PEARL ST / NEW-YORK

Provenance

1984, sold on auction at the annual meeting of the American Musical Instrument Society, Arizona State University, to Robert E. Eliason, Hanover, New Hampshire; 2012, gift of Eliason to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 30, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. and Ellen I. Eliason

about 1850

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Length: 67.9 cm (26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.263

Medium or Technique

Cocuswood, nickel silver

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones