Harp

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

ca. 1806

GUSN

GUSN-17108

Description

Triangular form w/ faceted demi-lune base w/ two small paw feet at front, two ball feet and seven pedals at back; ram's head column w/ capitol extends full height of harp at front; joined at base to sounding board which is at 60 degree angle to column; S-curve form connects sounding board to column; strings stretch from sounding board to S-curve.

Details

Descriptive Terms

harps (chordophones)
gesso
gilding
gut
mahogany (wood)
metal
painting (coating)
steel (alloy)
Mahogany
Gesso
Unidentified Metal
Steel
Gut
Painted
Gilded
HARP

Inscription

Writing on bottom reads: ""Soy(?) Le 16 Semptembre 1806"" More illegible writing below.

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Musical T&E

Dimensions

62.875 x 24 x 30 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1924.22