Thomas Key 8-Keyed Flute

<< >>
Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Thomas Key in London, England around 1800-1825. It is an 8-keyed flute made of boxwood with ivory ferrules and brass keys. This flute is stamped:

KEY [/] LONDON
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1800-1825
maker
Key, Thomas
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
head joint: 9 5/16 in x 1 1/2 in; 23.65375 cm x 3.81 cm
foot joint: 17 15/16 in; 45.56125 cm
overall: 26 in x 1 1/2 in; 66.04 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1984.0339.01
accession number
1984.0339
catalog number
1984.0339.01
Credit Line
Gift of Alyce Maylard
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Flutes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

Add a comment about this object