No. of Strings:
Victoria & Albert Museum
Carl Engel (in 1876)
PT visit 6/77
Herzog 2003, GB-25; Baines 1968, p. 8; Engel 1876, p. 69
On museum’s website (front 7/8 + B, F+S body only, neck heel [color], Baines 1968, fig. 9 (front 7/8)
Body all mahogany. Table and back both 1-piece; back is arched. Thick neck, short fingerboard, very crude scroll. Presumably amateur work, possibly for a church band. In 10/01, display label said “England, c. 1700” (Baines 1968: probably English, 18th century); shallow ribs, overhanging edges; tailpiece attached to brass end pin.