Duct flute

late 19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Length 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1980.234

Medium or Technique

Pewter

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

One-piece pewter body with cylindrical bore; flageolet-type mouthpiece. Six fingerholes.

Provenance

By 1980, sold by Elizabeth Robinson (a pewter dealer), Newton Falls, Massachusetts, to Donald Hindley, Wayland, Massachusetts; 1980, sold by Hindley to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 18, 1980)

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund