Basset-horn in F
Jakob Friedrich Grundmann, German, 1727–1800 German
Approximate length of air column 110 cm (43 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Boxwood, horn, brass
Not On View
In F. Boxwood, stained light yellow-brown. Horn rings. Brass bell. Cocuswood mouthpiece (later). Made in seven parts: mouthpiece, barrel (bent backward), upper bodyjoint, knee (120-degree bend), lower bodyjoint, kasten, and bell. Six fingerholes and one thumbhole. Seven square keys (Young type C) of brass (c, e, f-sharp, f, g-sharp, a', and speaker), mounted on rings with SATK.