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Duct flute

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One-piece pewter body with cylindrical bore; flageolet-type mouthpiece. Six fingerholes.

Provenance

By 1980, sold by Elizabeth Robinson (a pewter dealer), Newton Falls, Massachusetts, to Donald Hindley, Wayland, Massachusetts; 1980, sold by Hindley to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 18, 1980)

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

late 19th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Length 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1980.234

Medium or Technique

Pewter

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones