Walking Stick Flageolet
Not on view
Walking-stick instruments of all varieties were popular in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Novelty walking sticks, which might include umbrellas, flasks, guns, musical instruments, or other items were fashionable accessories for gentlemen of all ages. Flutes and violins were the most popular instrument walking sticks.
Technical description: Two cocus sections with nickel-silver ring and nickel-silver tip, seven front holes, one thumb hole, six nickel-silver keys, one vent hold, nickel-silver thumb bushing, bone handle.