Single-manual harpsichord.

Instrument

Harpsichord

Instrument Family

Keyboard

Maker

Ignazio Mucciardi

Place Made

Naples; Europe; Italy; Southern Europe

Date Made

Circa 1775

Description

Technical description: Single-manual Italian harpsichord. Integral case construction. Compass 58|notes, G₁,A₁ - F₆ [GG,AA - f''']. Two registers, 2 × 8-ft. Repair History: The modern painted decoration was stated by Michael Thomas to be a copy of the original.

Notes

rodger mirrey; sheila barnes, 2007. attributed by comparison with an instrument of 1780 by mucciardi now in rome by g. grant o'brien.

Measurements

2310.

Provenance

Bought by donor from Michael Thomas in the early 1960s; previously in Italy.; Gift of Rodger and Lynne Mirrey, 2005.

Collection

MIMEd; Rodger Mirrey Collection

Accession Number

4474