Raoux (French, active 18th century)
Object Place: Paris, France
Length 81 cm (31 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bass in D. Conoidal bore. Brass. The tube is wound two and a half times in a circle. The rim of the bell is reinforced by a wide band. Funnel-shaped mouthpiece.
Stamped on bell garland: FAIT A PARIS PAR RAOUX SEULE ORDINAIRE DU ROI PALGE [sic] DU LOUVRE
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)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection
Le Départ pour la Chasse from L'Art de Sonner de la Trompe, about 1900...
Composed by A. Sombrun
Performed by Richard Menaul