2-keyed Oboe da Caccia

2-keyed Oboe da Caccia

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Description (Brief)
This oboe da caccia, or "hunting oboe," was made by an unknown maker in Europe, around 1740-1760. It has a leather-covered boxwood body, boxwood bell, and 2 brass keys.
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Object Name
oboe da caccia
Date made
place made
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
leather (overall material)
overall: 11.6 cm x 84.5 cm; x 4 9/16 in x 33 1/4 in
reed: 4 7/8 in x 7/16 in x 7/16 in; 12.3825 cm x 1.11125 cm x 1.11125 cm
joint: 14 1/4 in x 17 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 36.195 cm x 43.815 cm x 3.175 cm
bell: 9 in x 4 1/2 in; 22.86 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (through Dr. Robert H. Dyson)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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