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Harpsichord

Girolamo Zenti
(Viterbo 1609-11?–1666/7 Paris)

Date: 1666
Geography: Rome, Italy
Medium: Cypress, boxwood, ebony, brass, leather
Dimensions: Inner instrument: L. 236.3 cm (93 1/16 in.), W. 84.5 cm (33 1/4 in.), D. 19.6 cm (7 11/16 in.); 3-octave span 49.9 cm (19 5/8 in.) Sounding lengths (longer of pair, close plucking point): AA 188.2 (9.9) c2 28.9 (4.6) f3 9.9 (2.2 ) estimated original c2 was 29 cm
Classification: Chordophone-Zither-plucked-harpsichord
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.1220

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