(nineteen 5-string choirs)

Unknown master.
Western Europe, the middle of the 19th century

Wood, metal, papier-mache

1908, acquired from C. Snook’s heirs
Stock number: 16516/298

The back is barred with 3 plates. A trapezoidal wood shell case with a hinged lid (on forged metal hinges) and a side bar is attached. The surfaces are tinted dark green. The inside of the lid depicts a dance master and his girl student (a scene of dance learning). Unknown artist. Western Europe, 18th century. 550/1100×450×192. Wood, oil