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This is an early form of the conical shawm or oboe from India, used in Hindustani music. It is made of a single piece of black wood (ebony?) with a cylindrical body that abruptly turns into a conical bell flare. It has seven equidistant fingerholes, plus one thumbhole in the back. The reed and disc are missing.

  • Measurements:Height: 330mm; Bell diameter: 74mm