Theodore Berteling & Co. Boehm System Flute

Theodore Berteling & Co. Boehm System Flute

<< >>
Usage conditions apply

This flute was made by Made by Theodore Berteling & Co. in New York, New York around 1885 to 1890. It is a Boehm System flute made of silver with decorative engraving. The flute has a low B-flat key. This flute is engraved:

T. Berteling & Co. N.Y.

Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
Theodore Berteling & Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 30 in x 1 1/2 in; 76.2 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Richard D. Waer
See more items in
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Note: Comment submission is temporarily unavailable while we make improvements to the site. We apologize for the interruption. If you have a question relating to the museum's collections, please first check our Collections FAQ. If you require a personal response, please use our Contact page.