This piece is a wooden square pyramid open at the base with a round spout at its tip.
Accession Number: 2013.ph.620
Primary Materials: Wood
Near the base: “Rudolph Koenig A Paris”.
Dimensions (cm): Height = 44.3, Width = 9, Length = 9
To create a a tone in combination with a striking reed pipe.
Very good: some scratches and wear on the spout at the tip of the pyramic
Manufacturer: Rudolph Koenig
Date of Manufacture: Late nineteenth century
University of Toronto Physics Department
See David Panatalony, Altered Sensations: Rudolph Koenig’s Acoustical Workshop in Nineteenth-Century Paris (New York: Springer, 2009), 259.
- Donated to UTSIC