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Flute

Maker:
Karl Kruspe Jr.
Date:
1930s
Geography:
Leipzig, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Wood, metal
Dimensions:
L.: 72.5 cm (28-5/8 in.); Embouchure L.: 64.5 cm (25-3/8 in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Blow Hole-side-blown flute (transverse)
Credit Line:
Gift of Rolf Merton, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.524a, b
Not on view
Marking: Schwedler & Kruspe [in banner] /Reform-Flote/Mechanic/D.R.G.M./4959422? /[anchor] /Carl Kruspe Leipzig [in oval] /CK monogram
Rolf Merton
A Checklist of European & American Fifes, Piccolos, & Transverse Flutes. 2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 15.



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