Trumpet in B-flat

about 1920
Gebruder Alexander (German, active 1802–1950)


Object Place: Mainz, Germany

Dimensions

Length x width: 44 x 18.5 cm (17 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.) Bell diameter: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.948

Medium or Technique

Brass, nickel silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Three side-action rotary valves.

Inscription

Embossed medallion on bell: GEBR. / ALEXANDER / MAINZ / W. GERMANY

Provenance

Before about 1998, Robert Sheldon, Moultonborough, New Hampshire; by about 1998, sold by Sheldon to Robert M. Hazen, Bethesda, Maryland; 2012, gift of Hazen to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Hazen