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421.221.12 Open flutes with internal duct with fingerholes

French flageolet. One of a matching pair. African blackwood (grenadilla) or cocuswood with nickel silver-plated keys and ferrules. Keys are pillar mounted and have circular flaps with fish skin pads. Lower joint thumbhole bushed with nickel silver plate. Four joints: wind distributor, sponge chamber, upper joint and lower joint. String lapped tenons. Mouthpiece missing. Two paper labels on upper joint. One marked with the letter 3 [3 is actually a number, not a letter and this label is not visible in the photographs. There is a label on the sponge chamber with the numbers 102. MWaitzman, 21Feb2017], the other written in D.J. Blaikley's hand: 7. SINGLE/FLAGEOLET/(DUPLICATE OF 6)
overall: 12.9921 x 1.1811 x 1.1811 in.; 330 x 30 x 30 mm;

French flageolet. African blackwood (grenadilla) or cocuswood with nickel silver-plated keys and ferrules. Four joints: wind distributor, sponge chamber, upper joint and lower joint. Mouthpiece missing. String lapped tenons. Keys are pillar mounted and have circular flaps with fish skin pads. Lower joint thumbhole bushed with nickel silver plate. Two paper labels on upper joint. One marked with the numbers 102, the other written in D.J. Blaikley's hand: 7. SINGLE/FLAGEOLET/(DUPLICATE OF 6) One of a matching pair with HM No.2004.895

French flageolet. One of a matching pair. African blackwood (grenadilla) or cocuswood with nickel silver-plated keys and ferrules. Keys are pillar mounted and have circular flaps with fish skin pads. Lower joint thumbhole bushed with nickel silver plate. Four joints: wind distributor, sponge chamber, upper joint and lower joint. String lapped tenons. Mouthpiece missing. Two paper labels on upper joint. One marked with the letter 3, the other written in D.J. Blaikley's hand: 7. SINGLE/FLAGEOLET/(DUPLICATE OF 6)

The flageolet is a duct flute that is classified according to the system of Hornbostel and Sachs as an 'open flute with internal duct, with fingerholes and keys'.

The flageolet is a duct flute that is classified according to the system of Hornbostel and Sachs as an 'open flute with internal duct, with fingerholes and keys'.

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