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tung hsiao (flute)
  • China
  • tung hsiao (flute), 1700–1900
  • Where object was made: China
  • nephrite jade, carving, incising
  • Object Length/Diameter: 55 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 21 5/8 x 3/4 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0410

White cylindrical flute with five fingerholes, a notched mouthpiece and one thumbhole. Three columns of Chinese characters between mouthpiece and thumbhole. Two holes near other end.