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Mouth organ (chromatic harmonica)

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Inscription

Inscribed on both plates: ALPINA / KOCH-HARMONICA / MADE IN WURTEMBERG

Provenance

1984, sold by Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

about 1925

  • Koch, German, active early 20th century
Object Place

Wurtemberg, Germany

Dimensions

Length 23.8 cm, width 5 cm, thickness 2.1 cm (Length 9 3/8 in., width 1 15/16 in., thickness 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.310

Medium or Technique

Wood, metal

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones