314.122-6 True board zithers with resonator box (box zither) sounded by plectrum

Salterio, box zither made for Letizia Tiley by Miguel Pacheco in Mexico City, Mexico in 1983. The wooden body in the form of a trapezium. The flat back formed of three pieces of wood, the soundtable with central soundhole. 19 triple courses of brass bass strings pass over a short bridge on the left hand side and a long bridge on the right. 12 quadruple courses of treble strings pass over three short bridges. A black plastic handle is fixed to the front of the instrument.

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