Meisel Violin

Description (Brief):

This violin is made by K. Lothar Meisel in Owatonna, Minnesota in 1992. The violin has a one-piece back made from European mountain maple with an intense curl of medium width slanting downward from left to right. The ribs and scroll are made from similar European maple. The two-piece table is made from quarter-cut spruce with pronounced grain of medium to wide width. The reddish gold-brown varnish is lightly shaded. The violin is missing its bridge and strings.

Date Made: ca 1992

Maker: Meisel, Kurt Lothar

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Minnesota, Owatonna

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Credit Line: Stephen L. Meisel

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1997.0264.01Accession Number: 1997.0264Catalog Number: 1997.0264.01

Object Name: violin

Measurements: overall: 25 5/8 in x 8 in x 3 3/4 in; 65.0875 cm x 20.32 cm x 9.525 cm


Record Id: nmah_608152

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