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Piano accordion (Marchesa model)

Hohner Musikinstrumente GmbH & Co. KG, Designed by John Vassos (American, born in Romania, 1898–1985)

Object Place: Trossingen, Germany


Overall: 45.7 × 37.5 × 24.1 cm (18 × 14 3/4 × 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood, celluloid, textile, cardstock, metal

Not On View




Until 2011, Jack and Kate White, Cleveland Accordion Museum, Rocky River, OH; 2011, with the closing of the museum, sold by the Whites to Paul Ramunni, Canaan, CT; 2017, sold by Ramunni to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 24, 2017)

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund