A five-stringed descant viol, developed in 18th century France, where it was popular with amateurs.
A Pardessus de Viole by Ludovicus Guersan, 1763
© Horniman Museum and Gardens
- Maple & walnut Dimensions: 32 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,000 ( Total: £3,000)
- Acquired in:
- Arnold Dolmetsch
The pegbox is surmounted by a carved female head.
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