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Charles van Raalte

Viol d' Amore

Period:
18th Century
Description:

The complicated carved outline of this large instrument has been made from maple and has a peg box which terminates in a carved head of a blindfolded man.

It has 7 playing strings and 14 sympathetic strings.

Place of Production:
Germany
Materials/Media:
maplewood
Dimensions:
length 482mm
Source:
Dean Castle
Accession number:
MI/A58
Digital Number:
EAMU029a, b
Creation Date:
1716
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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