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Orchestral Horn

Maker:
Unknown , for sale by Carl Gottfried Glier and Sons
Date:
ca. 1830
Geography:
Markneukirchen or vicinity, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
brass
Dimensions:
17 × 22 1/2 × 11 1/8 in. (43.2 × 57.2 × 28.3 cm)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-horn
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1110a–j
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 680
Marking: 1. On garland: " FG GLIER SENIOR ET SOEHNE" ; 2. Central tube stay: a plaque stamped "No. 2";
3. stamped on the 9 crooks): b) B2 c) A2/ d)G2/ e)F2/ f) E1 (sic)/ g) Dis2/ h) D2/ i) C2/ j) B2
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
"The Brass Instrument Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York." Historic Brass Society Journal (1999), vol. 11, pg. 118.

Pleasing Eye and Ear Alike. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1971, Vol. XXX, No. 2, pg. 68-69, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 179.

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. 179.

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