Oboe

about 1830
Guillaume Triébert (1770–1848)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Length 56.7 cm (22 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1998.1

Medium or Technique

Boxwood, ivory, brass

On View

Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Body of boxwood in three sections with ivory rings. Ten cupped brass keys (b, c’, c-sharp’, e-flat’, f’, f-sharp’, g-sharp’, b-flat’, c”, octave key) mounted on posts with foot plates. Third and fourth finger-holes doubled. Brass thumbrest.

Inscription

Stamped on all sections: [castle with three crenelations] / TRIEBERT / A PARIS

Provenance

1998, sold by Jean Michel Renard, Bellenaves, France, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 1998)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund