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Trompe de Lorraine


July 2010, sold by André Bissonnet, Paris, to Tony Bingham, London; 2011, sold by Bingham to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 29, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from the Edwin M. Ripin Collection—Friends of the Collection Fund

about 1880

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Brass, leather


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones