Harp

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

ca. 1806

GUSN

GUSN-17108

Description

Triangular form with faceted demi-lune base with two small paw feet at front, two ball feet and seven pedals at back; ram's head column with 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)
painting (coating)
steel (alloy)
Instrument, Stringed
Harp
Harp

Inscription

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Musical T&E; Musical Instruments

Dimensions

62 7/8 x 24 x 30 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth V. Morrison

Accession Number

1924.22