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Lyre Guitar

Maker:
attributed to Jean Charles (French, Marseilles active 1783–1786)
Date:
ca. 1785
Geography:
Marseilles?, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
ca. L. 80 cm (31-1/2 in.), ca. Max. W. 47.5 cm (18-11/16 in.), ca. Max D. 12 cm (4-11/16 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
89.2.170
Not on view
Joseph W. Drexel
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 44.



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