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Charles van Raalte

Regal Organ

Period:
17th Century
Description:

This is a German 17th-century small portable organ, furnished with beating reeds and having two bellows. This organ is partially restored as the bellows are missing. The instrument has an oak case with a single rack of wooden pipes, each painted around the window with misshapen human masks. There is an intricate design of a sea-horse cut in flat metal on front of the pipes.

 

 

 

Source:
Dean Castle
Accession number:
RI_DC_0000609
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council