Bassoon

about 1810
Probably by Pierre Joseph Cuvillier (1779–1847)


Object Place: St. Omer, France

Dimensions

Length 126.4 cm (49 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.276

Medium or Technique

Maple, brass

On View

Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Inscription

Stamped: [lyre] / CUVILLIER / A ST. OMER / [caduceus]

Provenance

By 1981, Lillian Caplin, The Center for Musical Antiquities, New York; 1981, sold by Caplin to Dr. Marshall Sparberg, Chicago, Illinois; 1988, gift of Sparberg to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 27, 1988)

Credit Line

Gift of Marshall Sparberg, M.D.