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Flûte d'amour

Flute d'amore. Nominal pitch: G. Rosewood. Four joints. Nickel silver key, ivory end cap and ferrules. One key, block mounted with square flat flap and leather pad. String-lapped tenons. Six tone holes. Lowest note A. Small repair to block mount is visible. No inscriptions.

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  • Materials:string, ivory, leather, silver-plating, copper alloy, rosewood, steel
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
  • Repository:Horniman Museum and Gardens
  • Measurements:overall: 780 x 38 x 38 mm