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Dulcimer and Flute Cane

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Form and function harmonize beautifully in this dulcimer and flute cane

Key Features

  • This instrument cane combines a four stringed dulcimer and a flute into one versatile walking stick
  • Circa 1880
  • 35" length

Item Details

  • Period:
    19th Century
  • Origin:
This highly important and versatile French cane combines a four-stringed dulcimer and a flute in its handsomely crafted form. Probably hailing from the region of Méricourt in eastern France, this walking stick allows beautiful music to be played by separating the dulcimer from the bottom of the stick, which is actually a flute. Beautifully crafted and in flawless condition, this cane is an exceptional example of rare musical canes. This instrument was almost certainly used by students who traveled from tavern to tavern singing or reciting poetry. This cane also comes with a tool for tightening the strings. Circa 1880

35" length

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