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Charles van Raalte

Mandore (2)

Period:
17th Century
Description:

This small lute has a body of ebony and ivory panels backing a wooden soundboard.  The fingerboard is made from engraved ivory and the instrument has 12 strings.

The rose in the soundboard is not part of the original instrument.

Place of Production:
Italy
Materials/Media:
ivory, ebony, wood
Source:
Dean Castle
Accession number:
MI/A42
Digital Number:
EAMU046a, b, c, d
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council