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    Collection Objects
    Art of the Ancient Americas
    Artist: Unknown
    Date: 
    n.d.
    Medium: 

    Ceramic

    Accession Number: 
    2009.200.76a-f
    Culture: 
    Costa Rica, Atlantic Watershed
    Classification: 
    Musical Instruments
    Status: 
    Not on view
    Collection Objects
    African Art
    Date: 
    late 19th–early 20th century
    Medium: 

    Wood, goat hide, string, egg shell encrustation, and pigment

    Accession Number: 
    1975.121.12
    Culture: 
    Fante
    Period: 
    19th–20th century
    Classification: 
    Musical Instruments
    Status: 
    Not on view
    Collection Objects
    Ancient Art
    Date: 
    304–30 B.C.
    Medium: 

    Faience

    Accession Number: 
    1956.33.15
    Culture: 
    Egyptian
    Period: 
    Ptolemaic
    Classification: 
    Musical Instruments
    Status: 
    Not on view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Designer (case): John Vassos, American, born Romania, 1898–1985
    Designer (mechanism): Alfred Weiland, American, 1887–1975
    Designer (mechanism): Selden T. Williams, American, 1892–1983
    Manufacturer: RCA Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1901
    Date: 
    ca. 1935
    Medium: 

    Aluminum, chromium-plated steel, velvet, and plastic

    Accession Number: 
    2010.158.2
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    20th century
    Classification: 
    Musical Instruments
    Status: 
    Not on view
    Collection Objects
    African Art
    Date: 
    mid to late 20th century
    Medium: 

    Wood, string, and hide

    Accession Number: 
    2006.51.559
    Culture: 
    Fante
    Period: 
    20th century
    Classification: 
    Musical Instruments
    Status: 
    Not on view
    Collection Objects
    Asian Art
    Date: 
    5th–3rd century B.C.E.
    Medium: 

    Lacquered wood

    Accession Number: 
    2002.144.5
    Culture: 
    Chinese
    Period: 
    Eastern Zhou, Warring States Period (475–221 B.C.E.)
    Classification: 
    Musical Instruments
    Status: 
    Not on view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Maker: Adam and William Geib, American, 1821–1828
    Date: 
    1824
    Medium: 

    Rosewood veneer, mahogany veneer, mahogany; frame, eastern white pine; drawer linings, yellow poplar; keys, basswood with ebony and ivory facings; soundboard, spruce; other piano woods, possibly a maple and other unidentified woods.

    Accession Number: 
    1965.58
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    19th century
    Classification: 
    Musical Instruments
    Status: 
    By appointment
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Maker: John Geib, Jr., active 1815–22
    Date: 
    1815–20
    Medium: 

    Case, mahogany veneer on eastern white pine; pedestals, base, mahogany; drawer sides, backs, bottoms, yellow poplar; brace above left pedestal support, other elements, American black cherry; keys, basswood with ebony and ivory facings; soundboard, spruce; other piano elements, soft maple and eastern white pine; inlays, light and dark woods; figured panel on nameboard, probably maple rather than satinwood.

    Accession Number: 
    1930.2775
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    19th century
    Classification: 
    Musical Instruments
    Status: 
    By appointment
    Collection Objects
    African Art
    Date: 
    13th–15th century
    Medium: 

    Copper alloy
    Alloy composition is 90-92% copper, 2,9-4,1% lead, 1,3-2,3% arsenic, 1,1-zinc, 0,6-1,1% iron. See report 511_A_2006_51_31 in files

    Accession Number: 
    2006.51.31
    Classification: 
    Musical Instruments
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    African Art
    Date: 
    late 19th–early 20th century
    Medium: 

    Wood, hide, and metal

    Accession Number: 
    2006.51.351
    Culture: 
    Mende
    Period: 
    19th–20th century
    Classification: 
    Musical Instruments
    Status: 
    Not on view

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