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Aeolian harp

Aeolian harp
Aeolian harp
Wood, metal
Overall: 8 1/2 x 36 3/8 x 11 1/2 in. ( 21.6 x 92.4 x 29.2 cm )
Aeolian harp with metal strings strung on either side of a hollow, wedge-shaped sound box with three shaped openings on narrow side; sound box and strings are mounted within a rectangular box with flared opening on one side.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Edwin M. Treat, Jr.
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Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this harp originally belonged to the donor's great-grandfather, John Jay Cisco (d. ca. 1884), a New York City banker. Cisco used it in the garden of his Staten Island estate.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group