The Wallace Collection

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Horn of St Hubert
  • Horn
  • Horn of St Hubert
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Southern Netherlands or France
  • late 15th century
  • Cow horn; gesso or ambergris; silver, enamel and gold, enamelled; silk
  • Length: 49.6 cm
    Diameter: 5.8 cm, at mouth
  • W31
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
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  • Reputedly Louis de Bourbon, Bishop of Liège;given by him to Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy in 1468; probably given by him to Pierre le Haraucourt; installed c. 1482 in the Chapel of Saint Hubert at Chauvirey-le-Châtel; the Ladies of the Annunciation, Gray, 1635, returned to Chauvirey c.1646; comte de Scey; sold by him to Sir Richard Wallace in 1879.