German Violin

Description (Brief)
This violin was made in Markneukirchen, Germany around 1875-1899. It is of commercial manufacture and is made of a table of spruce in two pieces, back of maple in one piece with even medium figure, ribs of complementary maple, plain maple neck, pegbox and scroll, and an opaque reddish-brown varnish
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
Physical Description
spruce (table material)
maple (back material)
Place Made
Deutschland: Sachsen, Markneukirchen
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Music & Musical Instruments
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Reverend F. Gardiner, Jr.
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