Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Hardanger Fiddle

Date:
ca. 1920
Geography:
Scandinavia, Norway
Culture:
Norwegian
Medium:
Spruce, maple, alder wood
Dimensions:
L. 61 cm (24 in.); W. 15.8/15.9 cm (ca. 6-1/4 in.), 10.4/11 cm (ca. 4-1/8 in.), 19.7/19.8 cm (ca. 7-7/8 in.);(top/back); Max. H. 6.8 cm (2-3/4 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line:
Gift of Estate of Ellen Watts van Haagen, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.657
Not on view
Marking: (Scratched underneath the peg box) "1905," probably the year of manufacture. The year was probably not incised by the maker, but by a later owner.
Estate of Ellen Watts van Haagen
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