Clair Godfroy 5-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Clair Godfroy in Paris, France about 1853. It is a 5-keyed flute, serial #380, made of boxwood with ivory ferrules and brass keys. This flute is stamped:

GODFROY [/] AÎNÉ. [/] 380 [/] A PARIS
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 1853
unspecified
Brown, Howard M.
maker
Godfroy, Clair
Clair Godfroy
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 62.5 cm; x 24 5/8 in
overall: 25 in x 1 7/16 in; 63.5 cm x 3.65125 cm
ID Number
MI.66.083
catalog number
66.083
accession number
261637
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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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