DCM 0454: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flutes
According to DCM ledger, he understood these to be Nose Flutes, to be played together in unison, one in each nostril, and he therefore suspected that only the upper 4 of 5 lateral holes would be covered. However, each may be a mouth-blown vertical flute, utilizing both hands and all 5 fingerholes. See DCM 455.
Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flutes
Medium: Sheesum wood, stained red, copper bottom ferrule.; 43.9 cm., 44.1 cm.
Key Holes System: 0/5 holes.
Mark Maximum: No mark.
Provenance: J. S. Lovejoy, Calcutta, India, 28 Jan. 1925.