Transverse flute in C
Side-blown, flamed boxwood flute made in four sections (head, upper and middle joints, and foot joint), with ivory cap and ferrules. Six flat, square-and-riveted-cover, silver keys mounted in blocks and foot stock bulge. Flat springs attached to keys. Oval embouchure hole. Nominal pitch: C. This instrument is part of the Albert C. Spencer collection.
Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
- Inventory number:
- Place of production:
London (Timezone: Europe/London)
- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
- Specific materials/techniques:
- Decorative elements:Small foliage design on low C key shaft.
- Inscriptions:Stamped on all joints: CAHUSAC / LONDON
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
- Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
- Measurements:Length: 675mm