Trumpet (mounted)

Trumpet (mounted)
Title
Trumpet (mounted)
Date 
1863
Medium 
Brass, wood, enamel
Dimensions 
Overall: 23 x 10 1/2 in. ( 58.4 x 26.7 cm )
Description 
Brass presentation trumpet with engraved inscription on center section and conical bell mounted atop octagonal, brown enameled metal base on wooden plinth.
Credit Line 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, through Major Kenneth Miller
Object Number 
1951.508
Marks 
relief: on oval brass plaque affixed to side: "W. STAEHLEN / WILLIAMSBURGH / PATENTED 1858" engraved: above plaque: "Presented to / Samuel Gautier / OF THE / 4th Co. 7th Regt. N.Y.S.M. / Fort Federal Hill Fire Depart. / Baltimore Md. / June 9th 1863 / Committee / Frank H. Smith Logan Fay"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group