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Two Ivory Cornetti Made in Southern Germany, ca.
Top: NMM 6200. Cornettino, Southern
1600. Octagonal body of ivory with horn mounts at each end. Joe R.
Joella F. Utley Collection, 1999.
Bottom: NMM 7368. Cornetto, Southern
Germany, ca. 1600.
body of ivory, upper part shaped in a diamond pattern. Engraved with
foliate designs darkened with black pigment. Ex coll.: Barons von
Rothschild, Vienna. Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Collection, 1999.
For additional information about these two ivory
Sabine K. Klaus, "Ivory Cornetto, Probably from South Germany, Late 16th or Early 17th Century," in "Historical Instrument Window," Sabine K. Klaus, editor, International Trumpet Guild Journal, Vol. 32, No. 3 (March 2008), p. 34.
-------, "Persistent 'Detective Work' Sheds New
Light on Two Precious Ivory Cornetti in the Utley Collection,"
America's Shrine to
Music Museum Newsletter 28, No. 1 (February
2001), pp. 4-5.
-------, "Zwei Elfenbein-Zinken aus
Geschichte von Cornetto und Clarine, Symposium im Rahmen der 25.
Alter Musik in Herne 2000, Christian Ahrens and Gregor
Munich and Salzburg: Musikverlag Katzbichler, 2001, pp.
Three close-up views of foliate designs darkened with black pigment
on cornetto NMM 7368.
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