6 Course Lute by Grant Tomlinson – Vancouver, Canada (1994)

May 2, 2023

For Sale

6 Course ‘Small’ Frei
Rarely available on the market
Low pitch g’. May also be tuned to modern pitch g’
String length: 63 cm

Based on the smaller of the two Hans Frei lutes, Bologna c.1550, in the Kunsthistorischesmuseum in Vienna (C34)
-11 ribs of curly maple
-Neck, fingerboard and peg-box of Swiss pear
-Fingerboard edges and points of mountain mahogany
-Fingerboard overlapping into the soundboard area, a detail seen in many paintings of early 6 course lutes.

Heavy duty fiberglass case included.

USD 5,100 (negotiable) + shipping and insurance
Ottawa, Canada
CONTACT Daniel Desjardins: desjardinsguitars@gmail.com