Four-course cittern by Ian Harwood

Object type
instrument
Acknowledgement
Presented by Mrs Jill Spencer, The National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF), The Britten-Pears Foundation and individual subscribers to an Appeal by the Royal Academy of Music, 1998
Collection
Spencer Collection
Description
The back, ribs and pegbox are made of maple. The front, with an intricate rose, is made of spruce. The neck and carved head are possibly made from walnut. The pegbox holds 8 pegs made from boxwood.

The label states:
'Ian Harwood and John Isaacs
eliensis fecerunt
anno 1968'
Artist/Maker
Date made
1968
Classification
woodwork, guitar
Technique
carved (woodwork)
Material
maple, spruce, walnut, boxwood
Object type
Type Length Width Height Diameter Unit (length)
length 720 mm
width 230 mm
Height 110 mm
string length 452 mm
Object No
2006.2974
People
Spencer, Robert HonRAM, guitarist and lutenist

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