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Music: Poco Adagio from Sonata in A Major for Unaccompanied Flute by Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach, 1747 (performed by Peter H. Bloom)

Inscription

Stamped on headjoint and upper and lower bodyjoints: [in scroll: I. F. ENGELHARD] / N; stamped on footjoint: [in scroll: I.F. ENGELHARD]; stamped near upper and lower ends of all adjoining joints: 3; key decoratively engraved with initials "?C"

Provenance

By 1970, accessioned as source unidentified to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 22, 1989)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

1750–1800

Object Place

Nuremberg, Germany

Dimensions

Length 66.4 cm (26 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1989.136

Medium or Technique

Boxwood, ivory, silver

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones