Piffaro Oboe


This oboe was made by an unkown maker in Italy, 19th century. It is a piffaro oboe, made of cherry, with 8 fingerholes and 1 thumbhole. The instrument has a conical bore.

Date Made: 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Italy

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Credit Line: Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (through Dr. Robert H. Dyson)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.65.0627Catalog Number: 65.0627Accession Number: 1991.0406

Object Name: oboe

Physical Description: cherry (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in; 24.13 cm x 6.0325 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-3292-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_605818

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