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Charles van Raalte

Epinette des Vosges

Period:
18th Century
Description:

An ancestor of the modern zither, the long narrow body of this instrument supports six strings.  On the upper part is a carving depicting the crucifixion.

Place of Production:
France
Materials/Media:
wood, ivory
Dimensions:
length 787mm
Source:
Dean Castle
Accession number:
MI/A16
Digital Number:
EAMU036a, b, c
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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