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Wind Instrument

Musical Instrument, Wind

Works of Art (48)

Alto Recorder in F, ca. 1700, Made by Johann Benedikt Gahn (German), Nuremberg, Germany, Ivory (89.4.909)
Alto Recorder, mid-18th century, Johann Wilhelm Oberlender the Elder (German), Nuremberg, Germany, Boxwood and horn (89.4.2208)
Alto Recorder, mid-18th century, Thomas Stanesby, Jr. (English), London, England, Boxwood (1982.390)
Arretine cup signed by Tigranes, ca. 25 B.C.–10 A.D.; Augustan, Roman, Terracotta (10.210.37)
Bashi-Bazouk, 1868–69, Jean-Léon Gérôme (French), Oil on canvas (2008.547.1)
Bassoon, 1881, Giosue Esposito, Naples, Maple, nickel-silver (2003.150a–g)
Bassoon, ca. 1811, John Meacham (American), Albany, New York, Maple, brass (89.4.884)
Bird-Headed Figure Whistle, 8th–9th century, Mexico, Veracruz, Ceramic (1978.412.80)
Bottle, Skeletal Couple with Child, 3rd–7th century, Peru, Moche, Ceramic (1978.412.196)
Clarinet in B-flat, 1830, Charles Joseph Sax (Beligan), Maker, Brussels, Belgium, Ivory, brass (53.223)
Cornetto in A, 1570–80, Germany, Ivory, gold-plated brass or copper (52.96.1)
Courting Flute, ca. 1850–1900, Sioux, Great Plains, Red pipestone (catlinite), lead, Native-tanned leather (89.4.3371)
Dizi, Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century, China, Jade (65.149a,b)
Dvojnice, late 19th century, Bosnia, Wood (89.4.1589)
Fife, ca. 1780–90, Thomas Cahusac, Sr. (British), London, Maple, brass (2000.365)
Figure Whistle, 3rd–7th century, Peru, Moche Valley (?), north coast; Moche, Gold (hammered) (1991.419.51)
Flute Stopper, late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Lower Sepik region, Biwat people, Wood, paint (1978.412.1545)
Horn, ca. 1100–1200, South Italian, Ivory (17.190.218)
Lekythos, ca. 480 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Brygos Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (24.97.28)
Mangbetu Trumpet, early 20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo (Uele region), Ivory (1999.74)
Musette, end of 17th century, French, Ivory, silver, leather, silk, wood, and paper (2003.63a–d)
The Music Lesson, 1870, John George Brown (American, born England), Oil on canvas (21.115.3)
Netsuke: Ox with boy playing flute, 19th century, Japanese, Wood, ivory, metal (10.211.780)
Nose Flute (Bituucu, Bitu Ceguvi, Bitu ni Vakatagi, or Bitu Vakatagi), ca. 1830, Fiji, Bamboo (89.4.795)
Oboe, ca. 1800, Jacob Anthony (German), Philadelphia, Boxwood, ivory, brass (1997.272)
Ocarina, 12th–15th century, Colombia; Tairona, Ceramic (1984.507.17)
Ornamental Painting in Chiaroscuro, ca. 1765, Robert Adam (English) and partnership, Oil on canvas (60.50a)
Panpiper Vessel, 14th–15th century, Peru; Chimú, Silver, malachite (1978.412.219)
Plate with Trumpeter, 8th century, Mexico or Guatemala; Maya, Ceramic (1989.110)
Psykter, ca. 520–510 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to Oltos, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (10.210.18)
Regal, 1575, Labeled: "Georg Vell" (Voll), Nuremberg, Germany, Wood, metal (89.4.2883)
Sampler, ca. 1792, Martha (Patty) Coggeshall (American), Probably Mrs. Anne Usher's School, Bristol, Rhode Island, Silk on linen (14.26)
Sankh, 19th century, Kerala State, India, Shell (spyrum turbonella), brass, wax (1986.12)
Seated Musician, Tang dynasty (618–906), China, Marble (2006.156)
Set of ten belt plaques, Tang dynasty, 7th–8th century, China, Jade (1992.165.22a–j)
Sheng, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 19th century, China, Wood, metal, ivory (89.4.96)
Side Blown Trumpet, late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Wood, shell, hair, fiber (1980.262)
Soprano Recorder, ca. 1700, Thomas Boekhout (Dutch), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Ebony and ivory (89.4.912)
Suona, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Rosewood, brass (89.4.20)
Table cover with story of Gombaut and Macée, ca. 1600, French, Wool and silk on canvas (54.7.1)
Tenor Recorder in C, end of 16th century, Germany (?), Maple (89.4.3133)
Tenor recorder, ca. 1600, Bassano Workshop, Venice or London, Boxwood (2010.205)
Trumpet (Fu), mid-20th century, New Guinea, Papua Province, Asmat people, Bamboo (1978.412.1022)
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe, ca. 1750–57, Georg Henrich Scherer (German), Germany (Butzbach), Narwhal tusk, ivory, gilt brass (2006.86a–c)
Whistle, 19th century, British Columbia; Northwest Coast, Wood, pigment (89.4.2243)
Whistle, 19th century, United States, Wood, metal, feathers (89.4.2058)
Xiao, Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century, China, Fukien Province, Porcelain (1988.91)
Xun (ovoid ocarina), Han dynasty (206 B.C.–220 A.D.), China, Pottery (2005.14)