"Pudgy" trumpet owned by Dizzy Gillespie

Designed by
Bobby DeNicola, American, 1929 - 2006
Owned by
Gillespie, Dizzy, American, 1917 - 1993
Date
after 1968
Medium
silver and mother of pearl
Dimensions
L x W (trumpet): 15 x 5 x 9 3/4 in. (38.1 x 12.7 x 24.8 cm)
L x W (bag): 20 x 4 1/2 x 13 in. (50.8 x 11.4 x 33 cm)
H x W (papers): 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Description
A silver trumpet with three mother-of-pearl inlaid valves and bent bell. "PUDGY by DeNicola" is inscribed on the bell.
Classification
Musical Instruments
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Type
musical instruments
trumpets
Topic
Jazz (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number
2012.172.6a-f
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5574e460c-3ac9-4a3e-8947-e4d819ca7b5d
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