Flute. Nominal pitch: C.
R.|Potter or W.H.|Potter
Photo by Raymond Parks © The University of Edinburgh
R. Potter or W.H. Potter
Technical description: Ebony; 5 sections; silver keys; 5 ivory ferrules plus cap; screw-stopper; graduated, wood-covered tuning-slide; metal-lined head; large oval embouchure-hole; overlapping low C/C♯ touches. R0: Keymount type: ring/knob. Keyhead type: pewter plug, with metal-lined key-holes. Repair History: Embouchure-hole may have been enlarged; R3 finger-hole roughly edged with wax [to adjust intonation].
E. Smith, January 2007.
Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.
Sir Nicholas Shackleton Collection
Miscellaneous sections of transverse flutes (piccolos)