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Bench for electric piano (Storytone model)

about 1940
Manufactured by Story & Clark (American), Designed by John Vassos (American, born in Romania, 1898–1985)

Object Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Medium or Technique


On View

Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)


Americas, Musical Instruments




About 1940, sold to a private collector, San Francisco, CA; 1984, sold by descendents of this collector to Off the Wall Antiques, Los Angeles, CA; about 2003, sold by Off the Wall Antiques to a private collector, Hollywood, CA; 2012, sold by this private collector to Off the Wall Antiques; 2013, sold by Off the Wall Antiques to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Halfway Rock Foundation