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Transverse Flute;Ti-tzu

Ti-tzu, transverse flute of bamboo painted black, with a short ivory tube at either end. It has nine fingerholes and two more holes opposite near the foot. With Chinese inscription.

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  • Materials:Bamboo;Plant;Ivory;Tooth;Animal
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  • Inscriptions:[Chinese inscription]
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  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max L = 640 mm Max Diam = 23 mm