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  • CollectionCollection Musical Instruments
  • Inventory number2014.713
  • Object nameHarpsichord with double keyboard
  • ClassificationMusical instruments > Chordophones > Simple chordophones or zithers > Board zithers > True board zithers > True board zithers with resonator > True board zithers with resonator box (box zither) > Box zithers, sounded by plectrum, with keyboard
  • CreatorPleyel
  • GeographyPlace of production: Paris (Europe > Western Europe > France > Île-de-France (region) > Paris (department))
  • Date1942
  • MaterialEbony (Diospyros sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Felt (Processed material > Animal > Textile)
    Iron (Metal)
    Beech (Fagus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Copper (Metal)
    Fir (Abies sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Steel (Metal > Alloy > Iron alloy)
    Wood (vegetal material) (Vegetal)
    Tilia Americana (American linden) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood > Lime (Tilia sp.))
    Elephant ivory (Animal > Tooth > Mammal tooth > Ivory)
    Cast iron (Metal > Iron)
    American mahogany (Swietenia sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Norway spruce (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Maple (Acer sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Brass (alloy) (Metal > Alloy > Copper alloy)
    Celluloid (Processed material > Synthetic > Plastic)
    Oak (Quercus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Leather (Processed material > Animal)
  • DimensionsHeight: 96 cm, Width: 100,4 cm, Depth: 182 cm
  • DepositoryMusée des Instruments de Musique / Muziekinstrumentenmuseum
  • OwnerMusée Art et Histoire / Museum Kunst en Geschiedenis
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