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Pair of Transverse Flutes

Maker:
Johann Wilhelm Oberlender (the Elder) (German, Nürnberg 1681–1763 Nürnberg)
Date:
mid-18th century
Geography:
Nürnberg, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Ivory, silver, wood
Dimensions:
Total L. with longest corps de rechange: 62.8 cm (24-3/4 in.); Embouchure L.: 55.5 cm (21-7/8 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Blow Hole-side-blown flute (transverse)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Clara Mertens Bequest, in memory of André Mertens, and The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.13.2
Not on view
Marking: (Stamped on all sections): IOWBERLENDER - in a left-leaning scroll over large 0 and 2
"Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 1995-1996." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (1996), pg. 40, ill.



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