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This is a small Italian-style ocarina, or vessel flute, made from black-painted clay in a transverse shape (or "sweet potato" shape), which has a duct and a protruding mouthpiece. It has seven fingerholes and two thumbholes. The mouthpiece has a brass embouchure cap. Nominal pitch: E.

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  • Decorative elements:Gold paint colour applied on trademark and notes/letters.
  • Inscriptions:Embossed cast oval plate on the back: M. HOHNER / Ges. [five-pointed star] Gesch. / Made in Germany|Note letters and numbers are carved next to the toneholes.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.221.422 Vessel flutes with duct, with two or more fingerholes
  • Repository:Stroud District (Cowle) Museum
  • Measurements:Length: 143mm; Width: 80mm