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Ceramic Horn

Date:
late 18th or early 19th century
Geography:
France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Glazed pottery
Dimensions:
Height (Perpendicular to bell): 17 1/16 in. (43.3 cm) Diameter (Of bell): 10 11/16 in. (27.1 cm)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-horn
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1115
Not on view
This hunting horn of glazed earthenware was intended for decorative display and bears an unidentified coat of arms.
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
"Musical Instruments in The Metropolitan Museum." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (1978), Vol. XXXV, No. 3, pg. Cover, 1, ill.

Musical Instruments of the Western World. McGraw Hill Book Company. New York, Toronto, 1967, pg. 242-244, fig. 97, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 176.

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, pg. 176.



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