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Charles van Raalte

Hamburger Cithrinchen

Period:
17th Century
Description:
This type of Cithern has a guitar-shaped body and has diagonal ivory strips with two roses in the lower part of the soundboard and ten metal strings.
Place of Production:
Hamburg, Germany
Materials/Media:
ebony, ivory
Dimensions:
length 641mm
Source:
Dean Castle
Accession number:
MI/A36
Digital Number:
EAMU035a, b, c, d
Creation Date:
1694
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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