Wood, inlaid with ivory and tortoise-shell, engraved. Two sets of tuning pegs, the lower containing fourteen, and the higher, ten.
On the middle of the neck is an ovl plate of mother-of-pearl, bering the German inscription, Gott der Herr ist Sonne und Schield ("God, the Lord, is sun and shield.") About 1700
- Descriptive Catalogue of the Musical Instruments in the South Kensington Museum by Carl Engel Published 1870 - Available from Books.google.com (This version has 99 pages in it)
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- Friday 27 March 2020