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Russian Bassoon

Maker:
Martin (Jean François frères or fils?) Paris or La Couture (?)
Date:
ca. 1830
Geography:
Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Brass and wood
Dimensions:
Length +/- 106 cm (41-3/4 in.), Diam. of bell 19.5 cm (7-11/16 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Lip Vibrated-horn
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.324
Not on view
Marking: (branded on butt below upper brass band and at top of shorter wood tube): oval with "Martin" written inside
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 169, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13, pg. 169, 169+, ill.



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