Rare Oboe, Scripsky Budapest C 1855 Hungarian Boxwood & Ivory
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A Rare Hungarian Boxwood and Ivory Oboe by Scripsky, Budapest. circa 1855. Stamped ALB. Scripsky, In. Ofen, overall length 552mm (21 3/4in) of simple system with articulation,eleven nickel padded keys, minor use and wear, in fitted case. The above maker is recorded in the New Langwill Index by William Waterhouse (Bingham : London 1993) p. 369. The above oboe is offered from the collection of Ian Wilson (1930-1968), protege of E. Goossens, youngest ever principal of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, founder of the Sydney Sinfonietta and professor of Oboe at the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music. London: 1959, principal oboist with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and founder of the London Woodwind Quintet. Ian Wilson was a keen and knowledgeable collector of period instruments.
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