Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bassoon in C

Maker:
Wilhelm Hermann Heckel (German, Biebrich 1879–1952 Biebrich, 1952)
Date:
1932
Geography:
Biebrich, Wiesbaden, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
wood, Ivoroid ("Heckel-ivory"), silver-plated nickel-silver
Dimensions:
Lengths: End to end: 1330 mm (w/o ridge on butt); 1335 mm (w. ridge) Tube: 2585 mm Crook: 336 mm Wing: 517 mm Butt: 412 mm (w/o ridge); 417 mm (w/ ridge) Long Section: 645 mm Bell: 355 mm Case: 685 mm x 280 mm x 10 mm
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-double reed
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Percy W. Gatz, 1964
Accession Number:
64.276 a-m
Not on view
Marking: Marked
1) (on wing) Heckel/wz.ges.ges----tzt [geschützt?]/Heckel trade mark/registered 225015
2) (on all sections) [crown]/Heckel/Biebrich
3) (on bell beneath mark No. 2) [illegible]
4) (under cap at base of butt) 7372 4 C/Heckel/Biebrich
5) (inside cap) 7
6) (on crook) Heckel, Biebrich/made in Germany/wz.ges.geschützt
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