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5 octaves and a third, bichord stringing to two octaves, trichord to the rest. 2 bridges over sounding board, two knee levers below keyboard, bassoon knob applies parchment covered by silk to the lower strings.

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    Schantz, Johann
  • Collection:
    Holburne Museum
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    Vienna (Timezone: Europe/Vienna)
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  • Decorative elements:Yew veneer with gilt metal mounts, ebony keyboard with bone facings to the accidentals
  • Inscriptions:Enamel "Johann Schantz, No.52 in Wien"
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  • Repository:Holburne Museum
  • Measurements:H. 103.6 cms; W.88 cms; D.220 cms