Above the first measure: "Andante." Before the first measure: "Violoncello." At the end: "Souvenir offert à Monsieur Léopold Ganz Lise B. Cristiani Berlin le 14 9bre 1849 Linden 50."
Each of the 14 measures is written on its own separate staff, some of which are oriented diagonally, vertically, and at other angles.
Ganz, Leopold, 1806-1869, former owner.
Cristiani, Lisa, 1827-1853. Andante, violoncello.