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Side-blown flute made with black-painted bamboo (possibly lacquered). Distributed along the tube are an embouchure-hole, a membrane hole (mirliton membrane missing), six finger-holes, and four vent holes on the distal end (two of these possibly for hanging a decorative string or tassel). Ivory caps on both ends. This instrument is part of the Albert C. Spencer collection.

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  • Inscriptions:Lines of golden Chinese characters (possibly a poem).
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
  • Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
  • Measurements:Length: 625mm