1919.25.32

Necked box lute with 14 frets and four bone pegs at bottom of sound box (2 missing). [LKG 14/10/2008]

Place details: EUROPE. Portugal / Morocco / 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 Maker: J.J. De Sousa Field Collector: Unknown When Collected: By 1919 Other Owners: Amabel Nevill Sollas also known as Mrs Henry Nottidge Moseley PRM Source: Amabel Nevill Sollas also known as Mrs Henry Nottidge Moseley Acquired: Donated 1919.7

KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Lute / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 3. MUSIC NAME: necked box lute (12).

Object description: 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]