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Treble recorder

Boxwood, stained light brown: the body plain, with six finger-holes and a thumb hole (oval and of nearly uniform size)l the hole for R4 in the bell section just below the socket. The head and bell sections elaborately carved with (at top) a moustached face and (lower) scales and foliage: the lip oblong and slightly waisted.

  • Date:
    mid 18th century
  • Maker:
    Oberlender, J.W.
  • Collection:
    Royal College of Music Museum
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  • Inscriptions:On head: "I.W.OBERLENDER" (in cartouche)
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  • Repository:Royal College of Music Museum
  • Measurements:Length: 501mm.