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  • Date:
    1751 (made)
  • Maker:
    Fritz, Barthold
  • Collection:
    Victoria and Albert Museum
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  • Materials:Pine case, with spruce soundboard, brass tangents, rosewood naturals and pearwood sharps topped with ivory plaques; decorated with incised black ink; painted inside lid, case and inside flap
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  • Inscriptions:Barthold Fritz fecit Braunschweig aĆ“. 1751 Mens. febr Barthold Fritz made [this] in Brunswick in the year 1751 and the month of February.
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  • Repository:Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Measurements:Length: 179 cm, Width: 58.1 cm, Height: 77.4 cm floor to top of lid, Height: 18.6 cm without legs, Weight: 59 kg