Walking-stick flute. 1 key. 19th century.
Walking-stick flute, 19 th century. 3 parts, one wooden key, same wood as the flute, probably boxwood. Turned wood giving the impression it is bamboo. A small repair to ensure the mortise and tenon joint. Photos very soon.
Bellissent.5 silver keys flute.circa 1820.
Ebony flute by Bellissent.5 silver keys. That man was the main maker of the royal school of music and also maker of Mr Tulou. This modell is one of his best.We will send it to the repair shop soon. And when it will be back, the sound as ever will be exceptionnal. Photos soon.
Nonon flute, tulou system " perfectionné "
Nonon flute system tulou perfectionné. Palissander,12 nickel keys. The flute is now repaired. Perfectly playable. pitch 442.
Walking-stick flute. 2 keys, 19 th century.
Walking-stick flute,19 th century, wooden one, covered by a nice varnish , mahoganny color. 3 parts, 2 keys. The keys are at the same level. In fact, it was possible to play it left or right side. Very elegant. Photos on the way.
Unbelievable flute by Nonon , Tulou system perfectionné.
Nonon built this flute in a dream.The wood of a hight density. 12 silver keys made with artistic craftmanship.Made circa 1850.The so nice case was made of course for an exceptional instrument.It was perfectly repaired by a master.I heard it, even the birds stop singing.
Tulou flute, système perfectionné.12 keys.
Tulou flute, système perfectionné,12 nickel keys.Wooden one made in a first choice palissander.2 thin cracks near the tenon as usually.Needing a complete cleaning and repading to be perfectly playable.So, you will heard the unbelievable sound of this Tulou.
Four brass keys flute by Bellissent à Paris circa 1820.
So interesting instrument by Monsieur Bellissent flutes maker of the royal music school and of Monsieur Tulou. Boxwood, ivory mounts, 4 brass keys. The left hand bear the number 3, but it had not two others corps de rechange, however the tuning slide bear the inscriptions 1 and 2. Repaired, repaded. Soft sound but with so rich harmonics.
Ivory csakan by Melchior Harrach in Wien 1834.
Ivory csakan made by Melchior Harrach in Wien, 1834.Bearing the signature M.Harrach on a silver plate.Another silver plate bear the inscription " pour (for) Robert Richter 1834 in Wien.Very typical shape in that period, the bell screwed is very similar with a wiennese oboe bell.The head tenon was rebuilt ( badly ).And two silver chiselled mounts are absents.Tone in A flat or F.Difficult to know caused by the musical condition.Also the key is typical from that school.It is the first time we saw an ivory csakan made for a rich Wiennese amateur or professional.
5 keys flûte two corps de rechange by Godfroy Aîné à Paris.
5 keys flute two corps de rechange by Godfroy Aîné à Paris. Number 840 on each part. So nice modell by this great maker in original mahoganny case in barrel shape.Only a few repair and a repadding and we wiil understand all its tone qualities.