Cittern

On display

Details

  • Title

    Cittern

  • Artist/maker

    possibly Michael Bochum (1720 - 1727 active)
  • Associated place

    Cologne (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1720
  • Material and technique

    pine, maple, sycamore, ebony, pen and black ink, ivory

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    76.25 cm overall (length)
    36.9 cm (length)
    23.35 cm body (width)
    5.35 cm body (neck) (depth)
    3.25 cm body (tail) (depth)
    48.2 cm string (length)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Mr A. Phillips Hill, in accordance with the wishes of Arthur and Alfred Hill, 1948.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 39 | Music and Tapestry
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1948.134

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Further reading

Boyden, David D., The Hill Collection of Musical Instruments in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford/OUP, 1969), 32

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