Musical instruments, devices and recordings
Wood, Metal, Mother-of-pearl [pinctada maxima], Giltwood
510 mm (Width) x 100 mm (Depth); 940 mm (Length)Order this image
Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
Lyre-Guitar or Apollo Lyre, anon, c.1810. Elongated heart shaped soundhole with collar of inlaid mother-of-pearl.Two extra sound holes, six strings. Semi-circular inlay at base. Sounding length 63cm.
Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.