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Porcelain Case Shown Holding the Corps de Rechange

A flute for Fredrick the Great in a porcelain case

Credit: Quantz, Johann Joachim (attributed). "DCM#: 916 Flute in C - Porcelain Case Shown Holding the Corps de Rechange. (The decorative painting and guilded brasswork declares that this instrument was intended for royalty -- in this case, Frederick the Great)." Ca. 1740-50. Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection, Library of Congress.

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