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Mandolin

Maker:
Giuseppe Presbler (German, active Italy, 1760–1801 Milan)
Date:
1796
Geography:
Milan, Italy
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Rosewood, spruce, walnut, bone, mother-of-pearl
Dimensions:
L. 56.3 cm (22 3/16 in.); String L. 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.); Max. W. 19.9 cm (7 13/16 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Willcox, in memory of Jane Byrd Radcliffe Whitehead, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.344.2
Not on view
Marking: Printed label: GIUSEPPE PRESBLER/In Milano/nella Contrada della Dogana/all'insegna del Sole. 1796 (96 handwritten)
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Willcox
"Guitar Heroes: Legendary Craftsmen from Italy to New York." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (2011), pg. 11, ill.



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