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Cittern

Gerard J. Deleplanque
(French, Lille, France active ca. 1754–1790)

Date: 1772
Geography: Paris, France
Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony, ivory, mother-of-pearl, brass
Dimensions: Total length: 78.7 cm Fingerboard length: 29.9 cm Fingerboard width, top/bottom: 54.5mm/66mm Body length: 36.5 cm Body width, max/min: 32.4 cm/6.3 cm at neck Body depth, neck/foot: 8.1 cm/7.1 cm Vibrating length of strings: ca. 49.5 cm (bridge missing) Diameter of rosette: 10.85 cm (measured to outer ring)
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-bowed-fretted
Credit Line: Gift of Helen C. Lanier, 1982
Accession Number: 1982.241.2

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