Zither; National Academy of Music (USA); [?]; CT80.1178

Name/Title

Zither

About this object

Zither; wooden zither with 40 strings, 45 tuning pegs and a gold-painted bridge. The soundbox features gold transfers, three of which are decorative. The fourth transfer runs the width of the soundbox and illustrates the note represented by each string.

Maker

National Academy of Music (USA)

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

North and Central America, United States

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, metal

Technique

carpentered

Technique

varnished

Technique

painted

Technique

transfer

Measurements

h 60mm x l 520mm x w 328mm
Large

Subject and Association Keywords

music

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

musical instrument

Object number

CT80.1178

Rights

All rights reserved

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