321.322-71 Necked box lutes or necked guitars sounded by bowing with a bow

Fandur or Black sea fiddle, with three strings. Barge-shaped, the body, neck and head are carved from one piece of wood. Two small holes are drilled into the ribs on both sides. Leaf-shaped with three mallet-headed pegs set front-to-back. The strings are led through holes above the nut. The pegs are split at the ends, not bored. A separate fingerboard is glued flat to the neck and soundboard. Tailpiece is attached by gut to a bone button. The soundboard is pierced by five holes arranged : . : and two addorsed c-holes. The edge of the soundboard is protected by a thin sliver of cane. The whole instrument is decorated with a punched pattern of crosses, the head and fingerboard are also decorated with punched circles and there is scratched decoration on the soundboard. Three gut strings. Bridge missing.

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