Violin, Pesaro school. The arched back and belly, both inlaid with ornate geometric patterns. There is double edge purfling flanking a further line of inlay with ivory lozenges set in black mastic. The ribs are inlaid with a chevron pattern. The fingerboard and pegs are of ebony, the latter with mother of pearl studs. The combined chin and shoulder rest is of a medium brown wood, possibly oak. The end pin is of ebony.
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321.322-71 Necked box lutes or necked guitars sounded by bowing with a bow
- Broad category
- Musical Instruments, Chordophone
- Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name: violin
object name: violin
catalogue title: 321.322-71 Necked box lutes or necked guitars sounded by bowing with a bow
- Italy; Europe
- Additional place information
made or collected: Pesaro
- Date made
- 17th century
- Additional date information
- Materials & techniques
- wood; ivory; animal fibre; metal
- Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
material: animal fibre (overall)
material: ivory (overall)
material: metal (overall)
- overall: 597 x 194 x 85 mm
- Additional measurement information
overall: 597 x 194 x 85 mm
- Record created 1999-12-26
- Record last updated 2019-07-26
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