Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Japan
  • ryuteki, 1670–1720
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • bamboo, lacquer, carving, staining
  • Object Length/Diameter: 40 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 15 3/4 x 1 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0051.02

Brown flute with seven finger holes and one breath hole. In between the holes, the flute is wrapped with another material that has parallel lines and is covered in red lacquer, and there is red lacquer or paint inside the flute.