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Serpentine-shaped body of wood covered with black leather, the curves supported by six brass braces. Bell mount and mouthpiece end of brass, the original brass crooks and mouthpiece now missing. Replacement brass and ivory mouthpiece. Six fingerholes bushed with ivory and six circular keys.

  • Date:
    early 19th century
  • Maker:
    Fusedale, John
  • Collection:
    National Museums Liverpool
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  • Place of production:
    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Period:early 19th century
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  • Inscriptions:"Jn. Fusedale, 14 Dartmouth St, Westminster" on mouthpiece end
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  • Repository:National Museums Liverpool
  • Measurements:Height 750mm, tube length 840mm, diameter at bell 100mm