Mark Deutsch puts about 30 sympathetic strings on a 5-string upright bass and calls it a Bazantar.
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From the Zymoglyphic Museum‘s awesome Flickr stream. Their text accompaniing the set:
“Collages made for the second edition of the museum guide to show what the Zymoglyphic region might look like through the eyes of 19th century explorers. Based primarily on the works of Gustave Dore, Ernst Haeckel, Pieter Breugel the elder, and Hieronymous Bosch.”
It’s been all about the Braxton Arista box since I got it, but I’ve squeezed in a couple of other things too.