Austrian pochette

The pochette is a boat-shaped stringed instrument played with a bow. This pochette was made by Austrian instrument maker Johannes Bagany. The instrument features the carved head of a lion, a detail that is often seen in viols and violas d'amore. The body, neck and tailpiece of the isntrument is inliad with alternating bands of bone and ebony, and the ebony fingerboard is edged with bone.  
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Johannes Bagany
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Length: 451mm
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East Ayrshire Council
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