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Hunting horn

Small circular copper hunting horn with a fine brass-sheet garland, brass mouthpiece receiver and mouthpiece. Mouthpiece is probably built-in. Straight seamed copper tube and bell flare.

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  • Decorative elements:Embossed garland with hunting scenes (horsemen blowing horns; dogs running/chasing; marshes/bushes; trees; fence and country house, and maker's oval name plate).
  • Inscriptions:Embossed on garland: (inside oval) J. POWER / 34 / STRAND
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.22 End-blown labrosones with curved or folded tubes, with mouthpiece
  • Repository:Gloucester Life
  • Measurements:Length: 118mm; Bell diameter: 83mm; Sounding length: 390mm