Raoux Cor Solo Horn

Raoux Cor Solo Horn

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Description

This Cor Solo horn was made by Marcel-Auguste Raoux in Paris, France, in 1831-1833. It is made of brass and silver, with three crooks. “E”, “Eb”, and “F,” and a mouthpiece. The horn is engraved:

RAOUX A PARIS
PREMIER PRIX DECERNE A
Mr. Aupick
PAR LE CONSERVATOIRE

The inscription indicates that First Prize was awarded to Mr. Aupick by The [Paris] Conservatory.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
horn
date made
1831-1833
maker
Raoux, Marcel-Auguste
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
horn: 16 1/2 in x 21 1/4 in x 10 5/8 in; 41.91 cm x 53.975 cm x 26.9875 cm
crook, smaller: 8 1/8 in x 4 7/8 in x 1 in; 20.6375 cm x 12.3825 cm x 2.54 cm
crook, larger: 8 1/8 in x 6 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 20.6375 cm x 17.145 cm x 3.81 cm
mouthpiece: 2 1/2 in x 1 in; 6.35 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
MI.65.0601
accession number
1991.0406
catalog number
65.0601
Credit Line
Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (through Dr. Robert H. Dyson)
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