German 12-Keyed Flute


This flute was made by an unknown maker in Germany around 1900 to 1910. It is a 12-keyed flute made of ebony with German silver ferrules and keys.

Date Made: 1900-1910

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany

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Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Knut Oscar Ahlbers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.65.0055Accession Number: 256590Catalog Number: 65.0055

Object Name: flute

Physical Description: ebony (overall material)Geman silver (overall material)Measurements: flute: 28 1/2 in x 2 in; 72.39 cm x 5.08 cmcap: 7/8 in x 15/16 in; 2.2225 cm x 2.38125 cmbox: 5/8 in x 1 in; 1.5875 cm x 2.54 cm


Record Id: nmah_606566

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