Oboe. Nominal pitch: C

Instrument

Oboe

Instrument Family

Wind

Maker

Thomas Stanesby Senior

Place Made

London; Europe; England; United Kingdom

Date Made

Circa 1730

Description

Technical description: Tortoiseshell stained boxwood with silver keys. There is an onion shaped baluster at the top of the instrument. Despite there being no third key, the C key has a fish-tail touchpiece. There are two vent-holes in the bell. There is an inward flange at the base of the bell. Keymount type: raised rings; SATK. Keyhead type: flat round.

Notes

s.milton, 1993.

Measurements

595.

Provenance

on loan to the Collection.

Collection

MIMEd; Shaw-Hellier Collection

Accession Number

3321

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