Horn

late 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Length 53 cm (20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2001

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Crooked in E. Conoidal bore. Brass. The uncrooked horn has a conoidal bore except for short lengths of cylindrical tubing for tuning slide. Crook of the conoidal bore throughout. Funnel-shaped mouthpiece with silver rim.

Inscription

Marked on crook: C

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