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Oboe by Jacob Denner, Imperial City of Nürnberg, ca. 1725

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NMM 14393. Oboe by Jacob Denner, Imperial City of Nürnberg, ca. 1725. Stamped on all three joints: I DENNER (in scroll with ends rolled up) / I [fir tree] D. Pearwood. Three brass keys. SATW. Length: 574 mm. Ex coll: Willi Burger, Zurich. Vinatieri Family Trust, 2009.


Stamps Found on Oboe

Stamp on top joint
Stamp on bottom joint
Stamp on back of bell

Stamp on Top Joint

Stamp on Bottom Joint

Stamp on Bell

Stamp on bell

Remnants of sealing wax are present within this decoration cut into the bell. The stamp, 1754 / H I [within elablorate scrolling], may provide a clue as to the identity of an early owner.


End View of Bell

Interior view


Literature:  Phillip T. Young, 4,900 Historical Woodwind Instruments: An Inventory of 200 Makers in International Collections (London: Tony Bingham, 1993), p. 57.


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