Forester's horn

19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Length 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.1965

Medium or Technique

Oxhorn

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Made of ox-horn without mounts. No mouthpiece; the embouchure is formed by the sawing off of the horn tip.

Provenance

Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection