Trumpet

Trumpet
Title
Trumpet
Date 
ca. 1863
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 23 1/4 x 9 1/8 in. ( 59.1 x 23.2 cm )
Description 
Brass presentation trumpet with elaborate engraved and repoussé floral decoration on all sections; domed bell with four scrolled frames, one enclosing a fire helmet superimposed on crossed ladders, one a sailing ship, one a chariot(?), and one a floral wreath; engraved inscription on almond-shaped panel on one side.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
1940.4
Marks 
engraved: on side: "Presented / TO / W. W. Ladd. / BY THE / Friends & Members of / SOUTHWARK / ENGINE CO. / No. 38 / June 1863"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group