Double Zither

Maker:
Andreas Giller
Date:
18th century (?)
Geography:
Augsburg, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Wood, metal
Dimensions:
L. +/- 58 cm., Greatest width 30.8 cm, Depth of soundbox 5.4 cm., Sounding length of longest string 38 cm., Sounding length of shortest string 37.2 cm.
Classification:
Chordophone-Zither-plucked
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.997
Not on view
Marking: (label inside) Andr. Giller in Augsburg
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 52.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13, pg. 52-53.