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Hardanger Fiddle

Isak Nielsen (Skaar) Botnen
(Norwegian, 1669–1759)

Maker: Trond Isaksen Flatebø (Norwegian, 1713–1772)
Date: 1756
Geography: Western Norway, Hardanger Region, Norway
Medium: Pine, birch, and other woods, bone, lignum vitae and mother-of-pearl inlay.
Dimensions: W. 18.4 x L. 56.4cm (7 1/4 x 22 3/16in.); Body L. 33.6 cm (13.23 in.)
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Alice Getty, 1946
Accession Number: 46.34.7a

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