Polygonal Virginal converted to a Tangent Piano

Maker: Franciscus Bonafinis
Date: 1585 or 1587; converted in 1717
Geography: Italy
Culture: Italian
Medium: Cypress, ebony, ivory, various materials
Dimensions: Case length: 31.7 cm
Classification: Chordophone-Zither
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.2765

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