Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Walking Stick Flageolet

19th century
wood, nickel-silver, bone
L. 34 3/8 in. (87.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Alice Getty, 1946
Accession Number:
Not on view
Henry Harrison Getty ; Alice Getty
A Checklist of European & American Flageolets, Recorders, & Tabor Pipes. 2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 12.

A Checklist of Western European Flageolets, Recorders, and Tabor Pipes. 1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1976, pg. 5, ill.

Musical Instruments of the Western World. McGraw Hill Book Company. New York, Toronto, 1967, pg. 206-207, fig. 80, ill.

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