Duct flute of boxwood made in three sections (mouthpiece pipe, windcap, integral double-bore window and body joints), with bone mouthpiece, and ivory ferrules and studs. One wind cutter at the top of pipe. Silver keywork, with flat, square-and-notched covers, mounted in wooden knobs, ring and lower bulge. Six fingerholes for left-hand and four fingerholes for right-hand. Four keys. This instrument is part of the Albert C. Spencer collection."
Bainbridge & Wood [Corporation]
Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
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London (Timezone: Europe/London)
- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:421.222.12 Sets of open flutes with internal duct with fingerholes
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- Inscriptions:Stamped on window joint: [Royal Coat of Arms] / BAINBRIDGE / & WOOD / 35 / HOLBORN / HILL / LONDON / PATENT |Stamped on windcap: BAINBRIDGE / TEACHER & INVENTOR / HOLBORN HILL / LONDON / PATENT |Stamped on lower body flare: BAINBRIDGE / & WOOD / PATENT|Stamped next to the fingerholes: numbers and pitch letters.
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.222.12 Sets of open flutes with internal duct with fingerholes
- Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
- Measurements:Height: 420mm; Bore at exit (both): 8.5mm