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Ebony oboe with silver keywork, signed

Ebony oboe with silver keywork, signed "BREVETE / (treble clef) / NONON / PARIS" made c.1855. length 56.3cm. An example of Jacques Nonon's 1854 Patent.
Recently repadded. One repaired crack in bell and one short (0.7cm long) repaired hairline crack in upper joint. A beautifully made elegant oboe in very good original condition, the name stamps retain the original gilding.

Price £5500.00
Instrument #441
French Patent No.18957 dated 4th March 1854 taken out by Jacques Nonon. "Pour des perfectionnements apportes dans la disposition des instruments de musique en bois"

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