The citole is a plucked instrument popular throughout Spain and northern Europe from the 12th through the 14th centuries. It is represented by a magnificent surviving instrument of which my instruments are copies. With plectrum and frets, in many ways the citole is the functional precursor to the mandolin or guitar.
- One piece body of maple
- Bent spruce soundboard with decorative rose
- Dragon head carving
- Six strings in three courses
- Large model string length 47-49 cm
- Small model (BMC size) string length 31-33 cm