Theorbo after Martinus Kaiser
87cm & 174cm, after Martinus Kaiser 1609 (Paris No. E 24) 14 courses (currently 6 x 1 + 8 x 1 but with pegs to allow for 1x1, 5 x 2 + 8 x 1), 27 ribs, the original is in ebony with ivory strips between, neck and extension veneered in an ebony and ivory herringbone pattern, triple rose, 10 frets on the neck.
This is a fairly exact copy of the original in ebony with holly instead of the prohibited ivory.
Shown in the photos below those is another copy in rosewood, ebony and holly. (currently 6 x 1 + 8 x 1 but with pegs to allow for 6 x 2 + 8 x 1 as in the original, or the very useful 7 x 7 stringing)
It is a very useful size for continuo work, being not too large for normal hands but with enough size, particularly in the basses, to give a good volume of sound.
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