Johann August Crone 1-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Johann August Crone in Leipzig, Germany around 1766 to 1825. It is a 1-keyed flute made of maple with a silver key. The flute is stamped:

[crown] [/] I A CRONE [/] 2 [/] [flower]
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1766-1825
unspecified
Hirschl, Mrs. Marcus Andrew
maker
Crone, Johann August
Crone, Johann August
place made
Deutschland: Sachsen, Leipzig
Measurements
overall: 61 cm; x 24 in
head joint: 8 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 21.2725 cm x 3.4925 cm
middle joint: 8 5/16 in x 1 1/8 in; 21.11375 cm x 2.8575 cm
foot joint: 9 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 23.495 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
MI.381388
accession number
158742
catalog number
381388
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Marcus Andrew Hirschl
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Flutes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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