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Triangular Octave Spinet

Attributed to Girolamo Zenti
(Viterbo 1609-11?–1666/7 Paris)

Date: before 1668
Geography: Rome, Italy
Medium: Wood and various materials
Dimensions: Length parallel to keyboard 45.1 cm, Width perpendicular to keyboard 23.1 cm, D. 6.6 cm, 3-octave span 46.2 cm (i.e., 3x1 octave), Sounding lengths (plucking points): g1 40.2 (3.5) c2 32.8 (2.7) c4 7.0 (2.6)
Classification: Chordophone-Zither-plucked-spinet
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.1227

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