Courtois Orchestral Horn

Courtois Orchestral Horn

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Description (Brief)

This horn was made by Courtois in Paris, France, around 1833-1837. It is an orchestral horn, made of brass with an interior painted bell. Accessioned witha period case and crooks. The instrument is inscribed on the bell garland:

COURTOIS NEVEU AINE RUE DES VIEUX AUGUSTINS A PARIS

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
horn
date made
1833-1837
maker
Courtois, Antoine
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
horn: 23 in x 14 1/2 in x 11 1/4 in; 58.42 cm x 36.83 cm x 28.575 cm
ID Number
MI.75.45
accession number
316461
catalog number
75.45
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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