(7 single strings and eighteen 3-string choirs)
Master J. de Pratis.
Bratislava (?), 1628 (1678?)
“Johannes de Pratis / Ratislaue / 1628 [1678?]” — a handwritten inscription by black Indian ink on the sound board of the extended body part; “… / … [Ratislaue] 3 Maj … [16…] Johannes … / …” — a handwritten inscription by black Indian ink on green background on the sound board of the main body; “PERFER. PARIT PATIENTIA PA[RY]AM” — an inscription on red background on the sound board of the main body
1942, acquired from N. F. Findeisen’s heirs
Stock number: 16516/1948
The body is extended. The main body back is barred with 2 plates. The extended body part is equipped with a sound board and a sound post. The sound boards and the side bars are molded along the perimeters. The sound board of the main body is painted with a coat-of-arms covered with branches with green leaves. The pin blocks, the tailpiece and the molding are tinted red, the back of the both bodies is tinted black. The side bars are decorated with arabesques (black arabesques on red background, yellow arabesques on green background)