Bottali Rothphone

Bottali Rothphone

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Description (Brief)
This rothphone was made by Antonio Bottali in Milan, Italy, around 1898. It is made of brass. The original maker's name (F.W. Roth?) has been stamped over with "Bottali."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
rothphone
date made
ca 1898
place made
Italy: Lombardy, Milan
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 in x 3 in x 10 in; 60.96 cm x 7.62 cm x 25.4 cm
rothphone: 22 3/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 3 in; 56.8325 cm x 13.0175 cm x 7.62 cm
neck: 5 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 14.605 cm x 6.6675 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
2014.0181.01
accession number
2014.0181
catalog number
2014.0181.01
Credit Line
Gift of Carol B. Warden and Joy Burchuk
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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