321.321-71 Necked bowl lutes sounded by bowing with a bow

Clog fiddle used by sailors on the Maas (Meuse) river. The back and sides made of a wooden clog (of elm?), spruce pine table with C-shaped soundholes. Violin neck with integral peg-box and scroll finial. The wood stained and varnished a dark brown colour. Violin fingerboard, bridge, tailpiece and endpin. Four strings, the two lower strings overwound, the upper ones plain wire.

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