Euler 9-Keyed Flute

Euler 9-Keyed Flute

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Description

This flute was made by the shop of Phillip Otto Euler in Frankfurt am Main, Germany around 1818 to 1834. It is a 9-keyed flute, made of rosewood with German silver ferrules and keys, mounted on pillars. This flute is stamped:

EULER
FRANKFURT
aM

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flute
Date made
1818-1834
maker
Euler, Phillipp Otto
place made
Germany: Hesse, Frankfurt am Main
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
German silver (overall material)
Measurements
head joint: 16 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 42.545 cm x 3.175 cm
foot joint: 12 5/8 in x 1 5/16 in; 32.0675 cm x 3.33375 cm
ID Number
MI.378579
accession number
144244
catalog number
378579
Credit Line
Gift of Henrietta F. Dunlap
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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