Theodore Berteling & Co. Boehm System Flute

Theodore Berteling & Co. Boehm System Flute

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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.
25

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flute
Date made
1885-1890
maker
Theodore Berteling & Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30 in x 1 1/2 in; 76.2 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1987.0133.01
catalog number
1987.0133.01
accession number
1987.0133
Credit Line
Gift of Richard D. Waer
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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