Scope and Content

A 15 string zither, made from a light coloured hardwood, possibly birch. The top of the soundboard has a stylised representation of a bird in a tree.

Maker: Unknown.

Place of production: Russia

Inscription in cyrillic script ["quail"]. Made in the USSR.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 314.122 True board zithers with resonator box (box zither)