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Clavicytherium

Maker: Unknown

Date: early 17th century
Geography: Italy
Medium: Wood and various materials
Dimensions: D. 32.5 cm, W. 70.5 cm, H. 170.0 plus stand (73.0) = 243.0 cm, 3-octave span 49.9 cm, Sounding lengths (plucking points: C/E 131.8 (11.7) c2 29.3 (7.5) c3 13.5 (4.8) Scaling is not original, has been lengthened, especially in the middle of the compass.
Classification: Chordophone-Zither-plucked-harpsichord
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.1224

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