Flute. Nominal pitch: C.
Technical description: Ivory; 4sections; silver key; bulbous turned ivory at each socket; ivory cap with turned rings and depression at centre; small circular embouchure-hole; sockets and foot end have slightly protruding ring on inner edge of circle, foot socket also has turned rings on this edge. R0: Keymount type: ring; SATB. Keyhead type: flat square, with rivet in centre where keyhead and shank join (although no obvious join between two pieces of metal); large keytouch. Repair History: Upper tenon of upper body has been broken off and repaired; re-glued in 1985 by Roderick Cameron.
Circa 1720-1778 (probably the earlier part of this period)
Scherer, [Johannes Jr. or Georg Henrich]
University of Edinburgh
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- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
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- Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
- Repository:University of Edinburgh
- View the original record:https://collections.ed.ac.uk/mimed/record/18417