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Rectangular Octave Virginal

Date:
ca. 1600
Geography:
Germany?
Culture:
probably German
Medium:
Wood and various materials
Dimensions:
L. parallel to keyboard 65.1 cm; W. perpendicular to keyboard 27.1 cm; D. 9.7 cm 3-octave span 47.9 cm Sounding lengths (plucking points) c/e 57.5 (5.3) c2 14.2 (4.1) a3 8.7 (4.1)
Classification:
Chordophone-Zither-plucked-virginal
Credit Line:
Gift of Bernardus Boekelman, 1911
Accession Number:
11.176.2
Not on view
Marking: (a spurious inscription on the nameboard, probably added by Franciolini):
Paspuino Querci fiorentino fece 1615/La sua presenza e la sua abilità/BONA EXTORTIO CVM IEIVNIO ET ELEMOSINA
Bernardus Boekelman
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