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Basset Horn in F

Date:
early 19th century
Geography:
Italy or Germany?
Culture:
Italian or German
Medium:
Wood, ivory, brass
Dimensions:
Total length 992 mm, Tube length approximately 1700 mm, Mouthpiece length 89 mm, Barrel 65 mm, Upper midjoint 315 mm, Elbow approximately 64 mm, Lower midjoint/ kasten approximately 280 mm, Bell 185 mm, Bell diameter (ovoid) 112 x 80 mm.
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-single reed cylindrical
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1387
Not on view
Marking: (on either side of reed lay on mouthpiece, much effaced) .S. . .L. / . R . . .CH
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown ; [ Leopoldo Franciolini ]
Musical Instruments of the Western World. McGraw Hill Book Company. New York, Toronto, 1967, pg. 236-237, fig. 93, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 137.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13.



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