Single-action pedal harp with 35 strings and Cousineau’s béquille (crutch) action. Soundboard cross-grained; no soundholes. Back of nine staves of figured maple, ebonised. Neck, pillar and pedal-box gessoed and gilded. Seven folding pedals of iron. Closed bottom to soundbox; four original iron feet. Tuning-pins with square tapered heads. Adjustable nuts in the form of iron studs mounted on brass plates, sliding against fixed plates, and moved by a threaded rod. The béquille action pinches the string laterally between two levers rotating in opposite directions. The seven springs are tensioned by ratchets. Tuned in E♭.
Height: 1639mm. Width: 917mm.