Outer sleeve of brass with free reed; one side marked with graduations for notes D, F, A, and C, plus intermediate hash marks for five other notes. Sliding inner sleeve of brass with arm to stop free reed at various points, thus altering pitch. Includes original black paperboard case.
Stamped on inner sleeve: JAMES A. BAZIN / CANTON - MS
2002, sold by Harold Priest, Kennebunk, Maine, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2002)
Otis Norcross Fund, by exchange
- James Amireaux Bazin, American, 1798–1883