Harpsichord

about 1550


Object Place: Naples, Italy

Dimensions

Length 191.5 cm, width 67.6 cm, case height 19.4 cm (Length 75 3/8 in., width 26 5/8 in., case height 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.518

Medium or Technique

Maple

On View

Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

Before 1900, Leopoldo Franciolini, Florence, Italy; about 1900, sold by Franciolini to the Musikmuseet, Stockholm, Sweden; early 1970s, sold by Musikmuseet to Michael Thomas, London, England; about 1980, sold by Thomas to Otmar Seemann, Vienna, Austria. November 25, 1983, sold by Sotheby's London, lot 154, to Hugh Gough, New York; 1986, sold by Gough to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 22, 1986)

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund