Large French Theorbo
85cm & 157cm, 14 courses, single strung throughout; my own design based on information in the Talbot MS and French iconographical sources and the surviving small French theorbo, 13 ribs of kingwood; a single rose in a high position, an ebony veneered neck and extension with pierced fretwork design in the back of the lower pegbox. The chanterelle is carried to a separate little pegslot on the side of the main pegbox, this gives a more direct line for this fragile string and makes for longer string life. The upper pegbox is offset to the bass side and carries a shield for your family crest. For tuning with the top string in a'.
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