Flute. Nominal pitch: C.
Technical description: Blackwood; 4 sections; silver keys; 4 ivory ferrules plus cap; screw-stopper; large, irregularly-shaped embouchure-hole; overlapping low C/C♯ touches. R0: Keymount type: knob. Keyhead type: flat square. Repair History: Head crack glued and pinned, and silver band added at socket to inhibit crack; upper foot ferrule crack glued; embouchure- and finger-holes roughly enlarged; cross F hole plugged with cork.
E. Smith, January 2007.
Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.
Sir Nicholas Shackleton Collection
Miscellaneous sections of transverse flutes (piccolos)