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Front fine-grained, highly-arched, with deep depressions at edges; C-shaped soundholes; small inlay of flowers and heart between bridge and fingerboard and a small heartshaped piercing. Back of five ribs of alternating ebony and ivory, with ebony and ivory lines in joints; lined with paper. Neck veneered with thirteen alternating strips of ebony and ivory; boxwood pegs; pegbox finial the head of a boy carved in ivory. The tailpiece and fingerboard are decorated in alternating strips of ebony and ivory, three on the tailpiece, and seven on the fingerboard.

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  • Inscriptions:Handwritten label, indecipherable through narrow soundholes; it may include "{…}W{- - [?] lle} in {…} [?] {1675}"
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  • Repository:Royal College of Music Museum
  • Measurements:Length: 442mm. Width: 359mm. Depth: 23mm.