This is a very rare Asian Ebony bookmatched top 2 Octave Bowed Psaltery. It is nearly black with sweeping brown streaks and awesome grain figure. It has Rock Maple sides and pin block and a Cherry back. The Edge Binding, Rosette and Bridge are all Australian Lacewood. This instrument ranges from G (above middle C) up to G (two octaves above middle C. It comes with an adjustable horsehair bow, tuning wrench, rosin, tuning chart, extra strings and an instruction and care booklet.
*Suggested Options* (check the appropriate box below to add to your order!)
Option #1 - Cordura Nylon Padded Case with Pocket and Bow Sleeve.
Option #2 - Battery Powered Digital Chromatic Tuner.
Option #3 - Wall Display Hanger for Bowed Psaltery.
Option #4 - Ash Wall Display Hanger for Bowed Psaltery.
I was very excited when I found this wood that I could use for a top on one of my Bowed Psalteries! It's very hard but produces a soft tone as a Bowed Psaltery! And ... as you can see ... it's "stunning."