Theodore Berteling & Co. Boehm System Flute

Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Made by Theodore Berteling & Co. in New York, New York around 1885 to 1890. It is a Boehm System flute made of silver with decorative engraving. The flute has a low B-flat key. This flute is engraved:

T. Berteling & Co. N.Y. [//] 25
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1885-1890
maker
Berteling & Co., T.
T. Berteling & Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30 in x 1 1/2 in; 76.2 cm x 3.81 cm
head joint: 10 1/8 in x 7/8 in; 25.7175 cm x 2.2225 cm
foot joint: 21 in x 1 3/4 in; 53.34 cm x 4.445 cm
crown: 1/2 in x 13/16 in; 1.27 cm x 2.06375 cm
ID Number
1987.0133.01
catalog number
1987.0133.01
accession number
1987.0133
Credit Line
Gift of Richard D. Waer
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
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Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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