FLUTE BELISSENT

 FLUTE by BELISSENT in PARIS, c. 1820.

Five rosewood joints ivory mounted.
Four silver keys with circular covers.
Stamp on each joint: " (harp) / BELISSENT / A PARIS / # "
Length: 60,9cm.

 

W. Waterhouse write in the "The New Langwill Index", p 26:
" 1819, listed as "facteur de flutes de l'école royale de musique,
et de M. TULOU". 1820, listed also as music dealer. 1823,
as "luthier de Guillou, professeur à l école royale de musique".
1825, complaint to Conservatoire director about unfair competition
from CLAIR GODFROY AINE. 1830, listed as supplier of flute with
P. GODFROY, to TULOU.