Length 567 mm, Diameter of bell 58 mm, Upper section 237 mm, Lower section 235 mm, Foot 154 mm; Detailed measurements of bore in departmental file.
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-double reed
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Not on view
Boxwood, ivory, three brass keys. Denner (1681-1735) is considered to be one of the best oboe makers of his time.
Marking: (stamped on each section) I. DENNER (in banner)/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 inLend 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 Eric Halfpenny. "Woodwind Instruments by the Denners of Nuremberg." The Galpin Society Journal (1967), vol. XX, pg. 14.
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 144.
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. 144.