13-Keyed Bassoon

13-Keyed Bassoon

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Description (Brief)
This basson was made by an unkown maker, provenance unknown, 19th century. It is a 13-keyed bassoon, made of stained maple with brass ferrules and keys.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bassoon
Date made
19th century
Physical Description
maple (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 112.4 cm; 44 1/4 in
bell: 12 in x 2 7/8 in; 30.48 cm x 7.3025 cm
crook: 4 9/16 in x 7 7/8 in x 1/2 in; 11.58875 cm x 20.0025 cm x 1.27 cm
long joint: 21 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 54.2925 cm x 4.7625 cm x 6.35 cm
wing joint: 18 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 46.99 cm x 3.81 cm x 5.715 cm
boot: 17 1/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 43.4975 cm x 7.3025 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
MI.65.0610
accession number
1991.0406
catalog number
65.0610
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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