German Violin

German Violin

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Description
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
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
violin
Date made
1875-1899
Place Made
Germany: Saxony, Markneukirchen
Physical Description
spruce (table material)
maple (back material)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/2 in x 8 in x 2 1/2 in; 36.83 cm x 20.32 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
MI.094873
catalog number
094873
accession number
22998
Credit Line
Gift of Reverend F. Gardiner, Jr.
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National Museum of American History
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