1938.34.609

Necked box lute with a pear-shaped resonator outline, the belly and back are flat. There is one sound hole with a gilt wooden crescent.

Place details: EUROPE. UK. England. Cultural Group: European English Local Name: Cittern Materials: Wood Plant / Animal Gut / Elephant Tooth Ivory Animal / Silk Yarn Animal / Pigment / ?. Processes: Carpentered / Painted / Gilded / ?. Dimensions: L = 984 mm W = 349 mm When Collected: By 1911 Acquired: Bequeathed 1939 Other Numbers: 609

KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Lute / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 3. MUSIC NAME: necked box lute.