Spike Fiddle, Snakeskin, paper, wood, ivory, possibly Chinese

Spike Fiddle

Date:
19th century
Geography:
China?
Culture:
possibly Chinese
Medium:
Snakeskin, paper, wood, ivory
Dimensions:
L. 63.9 cm (25- 3/16 in.); W. 5.4 cm (2-1/8 in.); D. body:11.5 cm (4-9/16 in.); pegs: 15 cm (5-15/16 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Alice Getty, 1946
Accession Number:
46.34.39
Not on view
Alice Getty ; Henry Harrison Getty