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Bassoon

Maker:
Wolfgang Thomae (before 1771)
Date:
ca. 1750
Geography:
Bayreuth, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Maple, brass
Dimensions:
H. 47 1/6 in. (119.8 cm)
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-double reed
Credit Line:
Purchase, Robert Alonzo Lehman Bequest, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.345
Not on view
Marking: All wooden joints are branded. The fullest reading is on the butt joint: "THOMAE / A / BAYREUTH" with a six-pointed star above and below.
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