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16th-Century Italian Harp

NMM 3387. Harp, northern Italy, ca. 1550.

NMM 3387. Harp, northern Italy, ca. 1550. Thirty strings, diatonic (no pitch indication). Back of shallow sound box carved in linen-fold pattern. Pillar carved in grooved pattern. High crown a 20th-century replacement. Height 141.8 cm. Ex coll.: Bisiach, Milan. Witten-Rawlins Collection, 1984.


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Harp, northern Italy, ca. 1550 Right side of harp Harp, northern Italy, ca. 1550 Back of harp Left side of harp

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