13 October 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
A WALTZITHER (CITTERN)
PROBABLY GERMANY, CIRCA 1800
Unlabeled, length of back: 13¼ in. (33.5 cm)
Paul de Wit
University of California, Los Angeles
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E. Lachmann, Erich Lachmann Collection of Historical Musical Instruments, Los Angeles, 1950, p. 50.
The instrument bears a label from the Paul de Wit Collection, Leipzig.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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