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William Orff Bowed Table Psaltry

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William Orff  Bowed Table Psaltry

William Orff Bowed Table Psaltry, made in Philadelphia, light reddish brown varnish finish.

Very unusual six stringed violin-shaped psaltry. Curved fingerboard set with guitar style bar frets. Points on back above the C's and back of scroll have brad point feet to anchor instrument on a table top while it is being bowed. Overall, it is a professionally-made instrument, with care and attention paid to the f-holes and top and back arching.
Overall length is 30. in. (76.2 cm.), 10.25 in. (26 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 2.375 in. (6 cm.) in depth, measured at rib. Scale length is 16.375 in. (416 mm.). Generally Excellent Condition.

Item # 484
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