probably André Augustin Chevrier French

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This three-necked instrument features a central neck tuned like a conventional guitar (E-A-d-g-b-e'), plus a neck on the left tuned chromatically (A-B flat-B-c-d flat-d-e flat) and one on the right tuned diatonically (c'-d'-e'-f'-g'-a'-b'-c2). The back and sides are of figured walnut. Ormolu (mercury-gilded brass) mounts decorate the yoke of the guitar.

Harpo-lyre, probably André Augustin Chevrier (French, Mirecourt active 1820–1842 Brussels), Spruce, walnut, ormolu, French

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