There are numerous medieval illustrations of plucked psalteries with this characteristic "pig snout" shape. They were popular through the Renaissance and Baroque periods. This simple replica has been designed to permit easy decoration with 3-1/4" laser cut rosettes, available as an extra option. The kit already has a large round hole drilled in the center of the soundboard. Also included with the kit is a set of 6 song sheets that slide right under the strings to help the beginner learn to play. Great tone and volume, can readily be used for performing. 15 strings, 28" long, 10" wide, 2 octaves.
Hog Nosed Plucked Psaltery Kit