'Narrow model, with body of a fruitwood coupled with ivory in fancy alternation, shaped to five faces. Belly with nearly straight outwards-facing C-holes and a small hart-shaped hole near the fingerboard. Tailpiece and fingerboard of the same wood as the body, with feather banding in ivory which is in fact stag's horn. The finial is in the form of a sheep's head. Four small boxwood pegs.' Anthony Baines, Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria and Albert Museum - Part II: Non-Keyboard Instruments (London, 1978), p. 22.
about 1680 (Made)
Victoria and Albert Museum
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- Measurements:Length: 47 cm total
- View the original record:http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O58925