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Sahnai, oboe of North India, of wood painted black, in one piece widening into a bell. With wooden pirouette at the top and a string from which spare reeds are hanging.

  • Maker:
    Ever Ready
  • Collection:
    Bate Collection, Oxford
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  • Place of production:
    India, Kolkata
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  • Materials:Wood;Plant
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  • Inscriptions:EVER READY [shield with lion] ACB 18 [sticker inside bell]
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  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max L = 405 mm Max Diam [bell] = 74 mm