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Pedal Harp

Manufacturer:
Renault & Chatelain
Date:
second half 18th century
Geography:
Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Wood, various materials
Dimensions:
H. 156.5 cm (61 5/8 in.); Pillar length. 135.5 cm (53 3/8 in); Soundboard resonating length. 114 cm (44 7/8 in.); Soundboard greatest width 33 cm (13 in.); Strings sounding length: longest (approx.) 142 cm (55 7/8 in.), shortest 10 cm (3 15/16 in.); c2 30.5 cm (12 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Harp
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1907
Accession Number:
07.225.68
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 526
Marking: (stamped on left side of harmonic curve) RENAULT/CHATELAIN/A* PARIS*
Georges Hoentschel ; J. Pierpont Morgan
Ed. Barbara Burn. A Checklist of European & American Harps. revised. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 10.

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



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