LUTE

LUTE, partly made by Bartolomeo EBERSPACHER. FIORENZA, XVII°c.

Round body of eleven maple ribs, with brown varnish, labelled:
"BARTOLOMEO EBERSPACHER / in FIORENZA"
Spruce table from the 18th century, with a later carved rose.
Later maple neck with ebony plated fingerboard.
Double pegbox. The one with seven courses, the second with the five bass strings.
Nineteen boxwood pegs.
Formerly, this lute was changed into a lute-guitar. The 18th c. mark of the bridge,       
is still perceptible on the table.
Sounding length: 68,5cm.
Total length: 94,4cm.