Usually dated to the late 17th or early 18th Century
Known as the Carolan harp, or Rose Mooney harp, or the Royal Irish Academy Harp No. 2
“High Headed” design;
originally 36 strings. longest string (in current damaged state) reported as 104cm
My study of the provenance of this harp, and my technical analysis of its design, construction, use and damage,
has been published:
Simon Chadwick, ‘Provenance and recording of an eighteenth-century harp’ The Galpin Society Journal LXXIII, March 2020, p.85-110 & 199-201.