• Format/Object name:

    Selmer "Balanced Action" tenor saxophone and mouthpiece with case

  • Date created:

    1938

  • Artists/Makers:

    Henri Selmer Company, Paris

  • Place:

    Paris; Ville-de-Paris Department; Île-de-France Region; France

  • Media/Materials:

    Brass, silver, commercially tanned leather, glass bead/beads

  • Techniques:

    Hammered, cast, plated, soldered, engraved, mold-made, sewn

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly owned by jazz great Jim Pepper (Kaw/Oklahoma Muskogee [Creek], 1941-1992); inherited by his mother Floy Childers Pepper (Oklahoma Muskogee [Creek], 1917-2010) and his sister Suzanne (Suzie) Pepper Henry (Kaw/Oklahoma Muskogee [Creek]); donated to NMAI in 2007 by Floy Childers Pepper, Suzie Pepper Henry, and Suzie's son James Pepper Henry.

  • Dimensions:

    78.6 x 26.7 x 15.6 cm

  • Catalog number:

    26/6293

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