Format 3D Object
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Anonymous
Language English
Subjects Physical Objects
Xun (Vessel Flute)
Title
DCM 1489: Anonymous / Xun (Vessel Flute)
Contributor Names
Anonymous
Created / Published
date unknown (See Notes.)
Subject Headings
-  Xun (Vessel Flute)
-  Physical Objects
Genre
Physical Objects
Notes
-  Key Holes System: 5 lateral holes around circumference.
-  Physical Description: Embouchure hole at top. Lemon-shaped with flat end.
-  Mark Maximum: (Chinese character).
-  With circular wooden stand, possibly rosewood, consisting of lower hollow round base on 4 short legs supporting a second and wider diameter retaining ring mounted on 4 legs. The stand appears to be a relatively recent addition. State ritual vessel flutes of this sort can date well before 1700 B.C., but they also have been produced quite recently.
-  Provenance: Estate of Walter Piston, Belmont, Massachusetts, 1978.
Medium
Unidentified stone.; 8 x 4.6 cm.
Form
nonprojected graphic
photonegative
Extent
1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Source Collection
Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection
Repository
Music Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/dcmflute.1489
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.music.dcmflute.1489/mets.xml
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