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English Guitar

Date:
late 18th century
Geography:
London, England, United Kingdom
Culture:
British
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
L. 73.5 cm (28-15/16 in); String L. 45 cm (17-13/16 in)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Thatcher M. Brown III Gift, and funds from various donors, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.218.1, .2
Not on view
Unusual form with arched back of 21 flamed maple ribs, decorated with engraved mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell veneer. The label within is illegible. Original tooled leather case. London, late 18th century.
Marking: illegible label
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