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Trompe de Chasse in D

Maker:
J. Pettex-Muffat (French, late 19th century)
Date:
ca. 1883–95
Geography:
Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Brass, silver
Dimensions:
Height (Perpendicular to bell): 20 5/16 in. (51.6 cm) Diameter (Of bell, approximate): 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-horn
Credit Line:
Purchase, Susan and Elihu Rose Foundation Inc. Gift, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.295 a, b
Not on view
A type of "trompe à la Perinet," which was developed in the 1840s by Françoise Périnet in Paris. This type is still in use in Paris.
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