L. 73.5 cm (28-15/16 in); String L. 45 cm (17-13/16 in)
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Thatcher M. Brown III Gift, and funds from various donors, 1989
Not on view
Unusual form with arched back of 21 flamed maple ribs, decorated with engraved mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell veneer. The label within is illegible. Original tooled leather case. London, late 18th century.