A French Lyre-Guitar

| August 29, 2013

Sometimes violin-dealers find different instruments, and sometimes they find them irresistible. I bought this at a general auction where it was miscatalogued (a guitar in the mediaeval manner) and underestimated – but in very good condition. In the past, luthiers, that is, instrument makers, used to be far less specialised than is the case today. […]