Derazey Guitar

Description (Brief)
This guitar was made by Derazey in Mirecourt, France around 1838-1842. Honoré (Jean Joseph) Derazey worked in various workshops in Mirecourt and Paris and is best known as a maker of violins. This six course (6x1) guitar bears the label: “Fabrique de Derazey, [/] A MIRECOURT” and has a spruce top, bird's-eye maple veneered spruce back, bird's-eye maple sides, and machine head.
Currently not on view
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Date made
overall: 36 1/4 in x 11 3/4 in x 3 5/8 in; 92.075 cm x 29.845 cm x 9.2075 cm
place made
France: Lorraine, Mirecourt
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Music & Musical Instruments
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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