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Ophicleide in Bb, of silver-plated brass, with 11 keys, no mouthpiece, decorated with bands of floral design.

  • Date:
  • Maker:
    Antoine Courtois [Corporation]
  • Collection:
    Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Inventory number:
  • Place of production:
    France, Paris
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  • Period:
  • Materials:Brass;Silver;Metal
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  • Decorative elements:
  • Inscriptions:ANTOINE COURTOIS BREVETE Facteur du Conservatoire National 88 Rue des Marais St Martin PARIS Medailles de 1re classe Expositions Universelles Londres 1851 Paris 1855 Londres 1862 MEDAILLE D'HONNEUR en argent Exposition Universelle Paris 1867 MEDAILLE D'OR Exposition de Moscow 1872 S. ARTHUR CHAPPELL 32 New Bond Street LONDON on plaque: R.I.O. Covent Garden
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  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max L = 1070 mm Max Diam [bell] = 207 mm