1969.0103 Flute
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Flute

  • Category:

    Musical Instruments

  • Creator (Role):

    Edward C. Riley (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1819-1829

  • Materials:

    Wood; Ivory; Silver

  • Techniques:

    Carved, Cast

  • Museum Object Number:

    1969.0103


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Object Number

1969.0103

Object Name

Flute

Category

Musical Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Edward C. Riley (Maker)
Edward Riley (probably the father of both Edward C. and Frederick Riley) was also a music teacher, as well as a sheet music engraver and publisher at No. 29 Chatham Street beginning, c. 1819. References: Peters, America on Stone, p. 334.

Place of Origin

New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1819-1829

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Signature; Upper surface, first wood section; "E - RILEY / N-YORK." carved
2. Signature; Upper surface, second wood section; "E - RILEY / N-YORK." carved
3. Signature; Upper surface, third wood section; "E - RILEY / N-YORK." carved
4. Signature; Upper surface, fourth wood section; "E - RILEY / [29] CHATHAM-ST / N-YORK." carved

Materials

Wood; Ivory; Silver

Techniques

Carved, Cast

Dimensions (inches)

24.803 (L) , 1.22 (W) , 7.5134 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

63 (L) , 3.1 (W) , 213 (Weight)

Object Description

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