Louis Lot Boehm System Flute

Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Louis Lot in Paris, France in 1873. It is a Boehm System flute, serial #1777, made of cocuswood with silver keys. This flute is stamped:

L.L. [/] LOUIS LOT [/] PARIS [/] 1777
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1875-1899
date made
1873
maker
Lot, Louis
Lot, Louis
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
cocuswood (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26 in x 1 5/8 in; 66.04 cm x 4.1275 cm
overall: 25 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 65.405 cm x 3.81 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.06
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.06
serial number
1777
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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