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Transverse flute

Transverse flute. Boxwood. Four joints. Ivory ferrules and end cap. One silver key, block mounted with a flat square flap and leather pad. Waxed string lapped tenons. Head joint is stamped with unicorn emblem and inscription: C.GEROCK/79/CORNHILL La/LONDON; Upper joint, lower joint and foot joint are each stamped: C.GEROCK/LONDON

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  • Materials:copper alloy, string, leather, nickel silver, ivory, boxwood
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
  • Repository:Horniman Museum and Gardens
  • Measurements:overall: 24.0157 x 1.2598 x 1.2598 in.; 610 x 32 x 32 mm