• Fine Musical Instruments auction at Christies

    Sale 2204

    Fine Musical Instruments

    13 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 152

    A HOOK HARP

    GERMANY, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A HOOK HARP
    GERMANY, 19TH CENTURY
    The sound box of grain-painted maple, the two piece top of spruce with six sound holes, fitted with "pinwheel" rosettes, the pillar of oak and the arm of laminated hardwood, height 60 in. (152.5 cm)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Erich Lachmann
    University of California, Los Angeles


    Literature

    E. Lachmann, Erich Lachmann Collection of Historical Stringed Musical Instruments, Los Angeles, 1950, p. 2.