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Cor anglais

Angular form. Three main joints of unstained maple with a boxwood knee and two brass mounts. The joints comprise a turned onion and cotton reel finial with curved brass crooks; the upper joint; a short, obtuse-angled knee-joint; the lower joint and the bell section of turned baluster-shape. Two square brass keys are mounted on turned, raised wooden sections, one of them a fish-tailed F key, the other a right hand Gsharp key. Both key pads are of leather. Pitch of the instrument: F.

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    Grundmann, Jakob Friedrich [Person]
  • Collection:
    National Museums Liverpool
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  • Place of production:
    Dresden (Timezone: Europe/Berlin)
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  • Inscriptions:Stamp: "Grundmann", below crossed swords, on the top and middle joints, and "Grundmann, Dresden, 1791", below crossed swords on the bell
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  • Repository:National Museums Liverpool
  • Measurements:Length of top section 355mm, length of lower section 495mm, bore diameter 5.9mm at socket expanding to 23mm before bell chamber.