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Chord zither of wood painted black, with round soundhole with gold painted decoration. Metal strings are arranged in four groups with painted letters identifying the strings and the chords.

  • Maker:
    Faudel, Phillips & Sons
  • Collection:
    Bate Collection, Oxford
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  • Place of production:
    UK, England
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  • Materials:Wood;Plant;Metal
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  • Decorative elements:
  • Inscriptions:WHOLESALE LONDON Patented in almost every civilized country English letters & Patent No. 22989 FAUDEL, PHILIPPS & SONS Newgate Street
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  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max L = 510 mm Max W = 355 mm