Bock Valved Horn

Bock Valved Horn

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Description (Brief)

This valved horn was made by Franz Bock in Vienna, Austria, around 1850-1870. It is made of brass, with 3 mechanical rotary valves. The horn is inscribed (on the garland):

Franz Bock
K. K. priv
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Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
horn
date made
1850-1870
maker
Bock, Franz
place made
Austria: Vienna state, Vienna
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/2 in x 19 3/4 in x 11 in; 36.83 cm x 50.165 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
MI.65.0604
accession number
1991.0406
catalog number
65.0604
Credit Line
Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (through Dr. Robert H. Dyson)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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