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Oboe in C

Jacob Denner (German, Nürnberg 1681–1735)
before 1735
Nürnberg, Germany
boxwood, brass
Height: 22 5/8 in. (57.5 cm)
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-double reed
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: (stamped on each section) (in banner) I. DENNER/ I (fir tree) D
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments: An Inventory of 200 Makers in International Collections. Phillip T. Young. London, 1993, pg. 57.

Hosted by Laurence Libin in Lend Us Your Ears: A Series of Twelve Radio Programs. CD. Recording., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1978.

"Musical Instruments in The Metropolitan Museum." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (1978), Vol. XXXV, No. 3, pg. 40, ill.

Written by, Honorary Editor Anthony Baines. "Three Oboes d'Amore from the Time of Bach." The Galpin Society Journal (1975), vol. XXVII, pg. 27.

Written by, Honorary Editor Eric Halfpenny. "Woodwind Instruments by the Denners of Nuremberg." The Galpin Society Journal (1967), vol. XX, pg. 14.

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