Necked box lute with 14 frets and four bone pegs at bottom of sound box (2 missing). Varnished and inlaid with dark wood designs around sound hole and at base of sound box. 7 wooden pegs, 3 missing. [LKG 14/10/2008]
Place details: EUROPE. Portugal. Lisbon. Cultural Group: European Portuguese Local Name: Cittern Materials: Wood Plant / Metal / Animal Bone / Varnish / ?. Processes: Carpentered / Perforated / Forged (Metal) / Inlaid / Varnished / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 745 mm Max W = 293 mm Max D = 70 mm When Collected: By 1919 Acquired: Donated 1919.7
KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Lute / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 3. MUSIC NAME: necked box lute (12).