• Fine Musical Instruments auction at Christies

    Sale 2204

    Fine Musical Instruments

    13 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 185

    ASCRIBED TO JOHANN JOSEPH GÄNDL

    A BASS CITTERN (WALTZITHER), LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    ASCRIBED TO JOHANN JOSEPH GÄNDL
    A BASS CITTERN (WALTZITHER), LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Labeled Johannes Josephus Gändl, Lauten- und Geigen-macher in Goysern Anno 1754, length of back: 17¾ in. (45 cm)


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    The instrument bears the label from the Paul de Wit Collection, Leipzig externally on the back.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Paul de Wit
    Erich Lachmann
    University of California, Los Angeles


    Literature

    E. Lachmann, Erich Lachmann Collection of Historical Musical Instruments, Los Angeles, 1950, p. 50.