05-01-2011 05-02-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2544B Boston
May 1, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Four Boxwood Cornamuse Wind Instruments, Gunter Korber, Berlin

$415$350
Auction: Musical Instruments - 2544B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 01, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Four Boxwood Cornamuse Wind Instruments, Gunter Korber, Berlin, tenor cornamuse, stamped GUNTER KORBER, in three sections, two keys, length 76 cm; alto cornamuse, stamped GUNTER KORBER, in three sections, brass ring, two keys, length 60 cm; tenor bladderpipe, stamped GUNTER KORBER, in three sections, brass ring, two keys, length 77 cm; alto bladderpipe, unstamped, in two sections, two keys, length 53.5 cm.
Estimate $600-800

Loss to turned ring, lower section of Tenor Cornamuse, two hairline cracks to upper section of Tenor Bladderpipe.
The bodies of the bladderpipes are nearly identical to the cornamuses except for the ornamental carving, and include leather "bladders" that attach to the outsie surface.

Keywords

Gunter Korber