Haseneier Bassoon

Haseneier Bassoon

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This bassoon was made by Heinrich Joseph Haseneier in Coblenz, Germany, mid-19th century. It has a stained maple body with German silver keys and bands, and no bocal. The bassoon has a metal plate that is engraved:


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Object Name
date made
mid-19th century
place made
Germany: Rhineland Palatinate, Koblenz
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
cork (overall material)
boot: 15 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 in; 38.1 cm x 6.35 cm x 5.08 cm
bell: 13 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 34.925 cm x 6.35 cm
tenor piece: 19 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; 49.53 cm x 6.35 cm x 4.445 cm
long piece: 24 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 62.865 cm x 3.81 cm
bell: 13 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 34.925 cm x 8.255 cm x 6.6675 cm
long joint: 24 13/16 in x 2 1/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 63.02375 cm x 5.3975 cm x 7.3025 cm
wing joint: 19 11/16 in x 1 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 50.00625 cm x 4.1275 cm x 6.35 cm
boot: 15 1/16 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 38.25875 cm x 7.9375 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Carol B. Warden and Joy Burchuk
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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