Pochette with festoon outline; later neck and pegbox, c. 1800. Front fine-grained, highly arched, glued directly to arched back without ribs; C-shaped soundholes; single purfling front and back. Reddish-gold varnish with paler under-layer. Tailpiece tied to ebony saddle by a loop of gut passing through two holes in front and back. The neck has a heel deeper than the body with a dart-shaped insertion into the back at the button. Deeply undercut and widely flared scroll; ebony pegs.
Royal College of Music Museum
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- Measurements:Length: 460mm. Width: 89mm. Depth: 25mm.
- View the original record:http://museumcollections.rcm.ac.uk/collection/Details/collect/1061