William Mitchell

Harpsichords

Franco-Flemish harpsichord.

French cabriole leg stand.
Painted deep blue outside and deep red inside.
Gold leaf on all moldings and legs. Wide gold bands on lid top.
Decorated soundboard with flowers arranged in the French style painted in egg tempera.
Oil painting inside the lid depicting a musical picnic party in a leafy glen.
Leather-topped stool.
Pitch at A=440.
Disposition: 2 x 8 foot + 1 x 4 foot + lute (buff)
Compass: GG to g3 - 61 notes
- 5 octaves
Sliding shove coupler.
 

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