Instrument resembling a violin form. Upper lyre truncated perpendicular to the bar. Bottom cover made of one piece of wood, top cover glued in two pieces. On the upper deck there are two symmetrically cut 'f' shaped holes. A decorative motif inlaid with mother of pearl runs around the bottom and top decks. Sides of semicircular bulges, flat decorated with carved floral motif. The neck is made of ebony. Tailpiece and button made of mahogany wood. In the peg chamber, there are four pegs made of mahogany wood.


  • Title: Violanki
  • Creator: Twardowski Jan
  • Date Created: 1970
  • Location Created: Krynica, Polan
  • Physical Dimensions: h. 598 mm w. 130 - 213 mm t. 37 mm
  • Type: instrument
  • Medium: wood, metal, pearl

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