Melodeon (lap organ)

about 1840
James Amireaux Bazin (American, 1798–1883)


Object Place: Canton, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 23 x 61.3 cm (3 15/16 x 9 1/16 x 24 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.954

Medium or Technique

Rosewood

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Provenance

By the 1980s, found in a garage by an unidentified woman (a client of Mr. Jewell's), Bridgewater, Massachusetts; by the 1980s, gift of unidentified woman to Howard A. Jewell, Taunton, Massachusetts; 2010, gift of the Howard A. Jewell Trust to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of the Howard A. Jewell Trust