Art/ Collection/ Art Object

"Japanese Fiddle"

Date:
19th century
Geography:
United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
Overall: 87.5cm (34 7/16in.); Other (Body): 18.7cm (7 3/8in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-plucked-unfretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.121
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
A Checklist of American Musical Instruments. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 19.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Asia, Gallery 27. 2. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1903, vol. II, pg. 32.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Gallery 27. 1. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1901, vol. I, pg. 32.



Related Objects

Tsii'edo'a'tl

Date: 19th century Medium: Agave flower stalk, wood, paint, horsehair Accession: 89.4.2631 a, b On view in:Not on view

Charango

Date: late 19th century Medium: Wood, armadillo shell Accession: 89.4.2881 On view in:Not on view

Guitar

Artist: Christian Frederick Martin (Markneukirchen, Saxony 1796–1873 Nazareth, Pennsylvania) Date: ca. 1838 Medium: Wood, maple, spruce, abalone, ebony, metal, brass, ivory Accession: 1979.380a, b On view in:Not on view

Mandolin

Artist: Angelo Mannello (American, Morcone, Italy 1858–1922 New York) Date: ca. 1900 Medium: Spruce, tortoiseshell, ivory, nickel-silver, metal, Accession: 1972.111.1a-c On view in:Not on view

Square Piano

Artist: Robert Nunns (British, (active United States) 1791–1869) Date: 1853 Medium: Rosewood, mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell, abalone, felt, metal, paint, gilding Accession: 06.1312 On view in:Gallery 736