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Italian cor anglais

Period:
18th Century
Description:

Italian cor anglais with curved, leatherbound, wooden body and horn mounts. The instrument also features two brass keys with square covers. The cor anglais is stamped with 'Fornari a Venezia', denoting its maker Andrea Fornari (1753-1841), an instrument maker working in Venice, Italy.

Place of Production:
Venice, Italy
Materials/Media:
Wood; leather; brass
Dimensions:
Length: 762mm
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000686
Creation Date:
1792
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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