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Basset Horn in F

Maker:
Johann Gottlieb Freyer (German, Potsdam ca. 1764–1808 Potsdam)
Date:
ca. 1800
Geography:
Potsdam, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Boxwood, ivory, brass
Dimensions:
L. 99.8 cm (39-5/8 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-single reed cylindrical
Credit Line:
Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1953
Accession Number:
53.56.12
Not on view
Marking: 1) (on barrel, both body sections, and kasten)
[eagle] / I. G. FREYER / [8-pointed star]
2) (on bell, near top) [8-pointed star]
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments: An Inventory of 200 Makers in International Collections. Phillip T. Young. London, 1993, pg. 81.

Musical Instruments of the Western World. McGraw Hill Book Company. New York, Toronto, 1967, pg. 236-237, fig. 93, ill.



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