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Oboe made of boxwood, in three sections (top and middle body joints, and bell), with ivory ferrules and nickel-silver keywork. Fourteen saltspoon-cup keys mounted on posts with rods, affixed on oval metal plates. Metal rollers on low C and C-sharp keys. Conical bore. Nominal pitch: C. This instrument is part of the Albert C. Spencer collection.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on all three joints: [Hapsburg eagle] / I. ZIEGLER / WIEN
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:422.112 (Single) oboes with conical bore
  • Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
  • Measurements:Height: 585mm; Bell diameter: 70mm