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Treble recorder

'Engraved and backened inscription on head joint: Anciuti/ A.Milan/ 1740 , under a wyvern. Ivory, in three joints octagonally shaped, with carved foliage in low relief and rings of pellets. The base of the head joint has been slightly shortened.' (Baines, Anthony. Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria and Albert Museum - Part II: Non-Keyboard Instrments. London: V&A Publications, 1998, p. 86.)

  • Date:
    1740 (made)
  • Maker:
    Anciuti, Giovanni Maria [Person]
  • Collection:
    Victoria and Albert Museum
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  • Materials:Carved ivory with ink inscription
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  • Inscriptions:'Ancivti [sic]?/ A. Milan/ 1740.' Anciuti at Milan, 1740.
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  • Repository:Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Measurements:Length: 47.5 cm