Pair of Transverse Flutes, Johann Wilhelm Oberlender (the Elder) (German, Nürnberg 1681–1763 Nürnberg), Ivory, silver, wood, German

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:
Height (With longest corps de rechange): 24 3/4 in. (62.8 cm)
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.