Oboe. Nominal pitch: C
Technical description: Dark stained boxwood with silver keys. There are no rings or ferrules. There is an onion shaped baluster at the top of the instrument. The lowC 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; SATB. Keyhead type: flat, round. Repair History: The crack was repaired prior to accession.