Fabricatore Guitar

Fabricatore Guitar

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This guitar was made by Gennero Fabricatore of Naples, Italy in 1804. It is a six course (6x1) guitar with a spruce top, walnut and bone/ivory veneered maple back, rosewood sides, and a rosewood and ivory veneered neck. This guitar bears the printed label:

Gennaro Fabricatore
Anno 1804 Napoli
Strada S. Giacomo n. 26

(“04” handwritten)

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Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
guitar
date made
1804
maker
Fabricatore, Gennaro
place made
Italy: Campania, Naples
Physical Description
spruce (overall material)
walnut (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
rosewood (overall material)
maple (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 34 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 87.63 cm x 29.21 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
MI.60.1363
accession number
227687
catalog number
60.1363
collector/donor number
1926-12-1
Credit Line
Made available through the Cooper Union Museum
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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