Charles Mahillon & Co. Boehm (Hybrid) System Flute

Charles Mahillon & Co. Boehm (Hybrid) System Flute

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Description (Brief)

This flute was made by Charles Mahillon & Co. in Brussels, Belgium around 1878 to 1922. It is a Hybrid Boehm System flute, made of rosewood with nickel silver ferrules and keys. This flute is stamped:

GOLD MEDAL
PARIS 1878
C. MAHILLON
LONDON
&
BRUSSELS

Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1878-1922
maker
Mahillon & Co., Charles
Charles Mahillon & Co.
place made
Belgium: Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Brussels
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material; pattern)
nickel silver (overall material; pattern)
Measurements
overall: 26 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 66.04 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.22
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.22
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

 

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