This was my
show piece pentagonal virginal from several years ago. Jacob
owns it presently and is shown at left tuning it. It has a
English bentside spinet
after Archibald Pringle 1769. Original at University of California Berkeley. My copy
features bone naturals, ebony accidentals, mahogany finish, maple stringing. 1x8, brass
harpsichord) 1x8, based on oldest surviving keyboard instrument c1430 Royal College of
Music, London. (Outer case with door not shown).
after "Dominicus Pisaurensis" c.1600. Now at the University of Washington in
Seattle. Picture shows original and copy. . . copy has additional keys. 2x8 in Alaskan
Double Manual based on
instrument by Christian Zell c.1728 now in Seattle. Built in Cherry.