Post horn

late 19th century
Gustav Adolf Eschenbach (German, active 1843–1927)


Object Place: Berlin, Germany

Dimensions

Length 32 cm (12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1982

Medium or Technique

Brass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Alto in E-flat. Circular-wound trumpet with an althorn type mouthpiece. Brass. Cylindro-conoidal bore; the tube is coiled four times.

Inscription

Stamped on garland: G. ESCHENBACH / BERLIN; stamped on bell: 531

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