Natural Horn

Natural Horn

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Description (Brief)
This horn was made by an unknown maker in Europe, 19th century. It is a natural horn in D, made of brass. This instrument was acquired in Denmark. There is a cast medallion with a shield and crown on the bell. According to the accession paperwork, this instrument may have been used as a hunting horn.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
horn
date made
19th century
place made
Europe
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 3/4 in x 30 in x 21 3/4 in; 27.305 cm x 76.2 cm x 55.245 cm
ID Number
MI.65.0711
accession number
261081
catalog number
65.0711
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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