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1998.5073A-C (RS24106)

Description

6-string guitar w/ mother-of-pearl inlay around sound board. Ivory and wood inlay around edges. Bar that holds strings also embellished w/ mother-of-pearl. Keys are made of ivory and brass. Box and lid are cardboard covered w/ red, brown and black marbled paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
Ink on top of box: ""N 15/ faccarenda (?)""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
foliation (pattern)
ivory (tooth component)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
mother of pearl
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Musical T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
foliation (pattern)
GUITAR
guitars
ivory (tooth component)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
Steel
steel (alloy)
Vegetable Ivory
Vine
vine scrolls
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3.75 x 11.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5073A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24190

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