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

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