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Hunting Horn;Plesshorn

Hunting horn of brass, no valves, coil partly wound with green leather also a carrying strap of green leather and a short chain on the mouthpiece.

  • Date:
    second half 20th century
  • Maker:
    Anonymous
  • Collection:
    Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Inventory number:
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  • Place of production:
    Germany
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  • Materials:Brass;Metal;Leather;Skin;Animal
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  • Inscriptions:F√úRST PLESS [cartouche on the bell]
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:
  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max L = 375 mm Max Diam [bell] = 135 mm