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Transverse Flute in C

Date:
1835–60
Geography:
Bohemia; Germany; Italy
Culture:
European
Medium:
Boxwood, ivory, brass
Dimensions:
L. [not including ivory pin in cap] 64.5 cm (25-3/8 in.); Embouchure L.: 57.6 cm (22-3/4 in.); Diam. of end: OD 2 cm, ID .8 cm
Classification:
Aerophone-Blow Hole-side-blown flute (transverse)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. George Adashko, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.552.2a, b
Not on view
Marking: (stamped on head and 2 body sections) [lion rampant]
J. George Adashko
A Checklist of European & American Fifes, Piccolos, & Transverse Flutes. 2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 12.



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