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Pedal Harp

Maker:
Jean Henri Naderman (German, Lichteneau, Westphalia 1734–1799 Paris (active France))
Date:
ca. 1780
Geography:
Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Wood, various materials
Dimensions:
Extreme H. 167 cm (65-3/4 in.); L. of pillar: 137 cm (54 in.); Soundboard: resonating L.: 117.5 cm (46-1/4 in.), greatest W.: 31 cm (12-1/2 in.); Strings (sounding L): longest: 140.5 cm (55-3/8 in.), shortest: 12 cm (4-3/4 in.), c2: 27.5 cm (10-7/8 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Harp
Credit Line:
Gift of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1944
Accession Number:
44.157.7
Not on view
Susan Dwight Bliss
Ed. Barbara Burn. A Checklist of European & American Harps. revised. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 11.

Written by. A Checklist of European Harps. 1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1979, pg. 9.



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