violin back plate and neck

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Maker: Unknown
Owner: Franciszek Kotula Ethnographic Museum in Rzeszów
Inventory number: MRE 7993
Description: parts of an instrument modeled on classical violins; single piece back plate; neck decorated with a head scroll
Decoration: grooved purfling imitation; head stylized after a lion’s head
Measurements: plate: 380 x 170 x 215 mm; neck: 260 mm
Materials: wood (sweet cherry?)
Catalog card by: Zbigniew J. Przerembski

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