Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cittern

Date:
1824
Geography:
Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Wood and various materials
Dimensions:
Total length 74.5 cm., Fingerboard length 40 cm., Fingerboard width--top/bottom 5.5/ 5.5 cm., Body length: 41 cm. Body width--widest/ narrowest: 7.9/ ca. 27.5 cm. Body depth--neck/ foot: 6.5/ 6.1 cm. Vibrating length of strings 54.2 cm., Diameter of sound hole 6.6 cm., Bridge height 1.4 cm.
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1030
Not on view
Marking: 1) (inside, in pencil) 1824/ Resim ( )zleoblen (1824) restaurirt/ 1891/ H. Grossman/ Hoftheater/ Dresden
2) (on table) Jn/ 639/ 1030
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 49.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13, pg. 49.



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