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Mandolin

1998.329 (RS21703)

Description

Mandolin, eight string, wood w/ ivory and turtle inlay--3 flowers of ivory on front piece. Wood bent at back to form deep cavity.

Details

Maker
Capeci, Victor (Maker)
Date
1880-1889
Location of origin
Buenos Aires, S. America
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Musical T&E
Descriptive terms
ivory (tooth component)
MANDOLIN
mandolins
Vegetable Ivory
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
24 x 8 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.329
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20119

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