Flute

about 1820


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Length 64.1 cm (25 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.68

Medium or Technique

Boxwood, ivory, brass

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Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

In C. Conoidal bore. Boxwood, varnished light yellow-brown. Ivory rings. Made in four parts: headjoint, upper and lower bodyjoints, and footjoint. Elliptical embouchure. Six finger holes. Two square keys (Young type A) of brass (c-sharp’ and d-sharp’), mounted on blocks with SATK.

Provenance

1977, sold by the estate of Edwin M. Ripin (1930-1975), Forest Hills, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 9, 1977)

Credit Line

Edwin M. Ripin Collection, Friends of the Collection Fund