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"Curved form (right hand lowermost). Ivory, the lower part shaped octagonally and the upper part in a diamond pattern, in the manner characteristic for the curved cornett. Six fingerholes and a thumbhole. Mouthpiece missing.". Anthony Baines: Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria and Albert Museum - Part II: Non-keyboard insturments. (London, 1998), p. 104.

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  • Materials:Ivory, carved and bored
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  • Repository:Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Measurements:Length: 55.5 cm