"Belly of two pieces of pine, double purfled in ebony. Back of twenty-five strips of ebony and ivory stringing, and the sides similar of nine strips. Wooden side linings. Neck root and open scroll of ebony inlaid with mother-of-pearl engraved, as are also the ebony tailpiece, hook-bar and fingerboard. The back of the neck is veneered alternately with ivory and ebony strips. Ivory nut (width 6 cm). six pegs". - Anthony Baines: Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria and Albert Museum - Part II: Non-keyboard insturments. (London, 1998), p. 7.
Victoria and Albert Museum
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- Measurements:Length: 121 cm, Length: 67 cm body, Depth: 14 cm, Width: 30.5 cm upper bout, Width: 36 cm lower bout, Length: 66.5 cm strings
- View the original record:http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O58919