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4382 HCH

Fretted Clavichord by John Shortridge


A beautifully crafted  fretted clavichord by John Shortridge, C-f"' at 415 HZ , possibly after Hass 1728.  C-e is unfretted, with the bottom 8 notes triple strung 8'4'8; double fretted f-f"' with open d and a). Blue painted case instrument sits on a trestle stand, maroon interior with gold inline on the lid interior.  Keyboard of ebony with bone topped sharps and handcut punched arcades. 55" x 15" with a 6 1/4" octave. $8500.

Listed 6/11/21