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Oboe

Artist:
Franz Lauter (German, Munster active ca. 1845–1885 New York)
Date:
ca. 1855–60
Geography:
Düsseldorf?, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Wood, brass, ivory, horn, metal
Dimensions:
L. 55.1 cm (21-11/16 in.); Bell Diam. 5.3 cm (2-1/16 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-double reed
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Nora Post, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.100
Not on view
Marking: 1) stamped on 3 sections: F. LAUTER/NEW.YORK, the 2 lines in different types and the lower stamped over an earlier mark, probably DÜSSELDORF
Our Tuneful Heritage: American Musical Instruments from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exhibition catalogue., Brigham Young University. Provo, Utah, 1994, pg. 72, fig. 42, ill.



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