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

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