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Forester's horn

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Made of ox-horn without mounts. No mouthpiece; the embouchure is formed by the sawing off of the horn tip.

Provenance

Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection

19th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Length 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.1965

Medium or Technique

Oxhorn

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones