Streichzither, or Philomele anon. Early 19th century. Three ivory ball feet for standing instrument on table while playing it. Six mother-of-pearl studs in finger board indicating main finger position. Four fretted wire strings. Central European. 'A Streichzither, probably German, mid-19th century, machine head with silver plated ornamented surface. Bought July 1931 £1' (M. Jessup).
National Trust, Snowshill Manor
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