Flute. Nominal pitch: C.
Technical description: Rosewood; 5sections; silver keys; 7silver ferrules (two of which are now fixed together); wooden cap with decorated mother-of-pearl inlay; ivory screw-stopper; head partially metal-lined; small oval embouchure-hole; small finger-holes; G♯ hole on nearside of body, with Ckeyshank arched to curve over G♯keyshank. L0: B♭. L1: T. L2: T. L3: T. L4: G♯. R0:, R1: T; C. R2: T. R3: T; F. R4: D♯. Keymount type: rod/pillar, with crescent- and diamond-shaped base plates screwed into wood. Keyhead type: round, bevelled cup. Repair History: Tuning-slide section [soldered] to head ferrule at socket, and metal lining inserted, extending part-way into head (tuning-slide section stamp now out of line with other inscriptions); tuning-slide section crack roughly glued.
Early to mid 19thcentury
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/17719