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Violin

1700-1800
Origin: Germany, Munich (possibly)
Overall: 59.7 x 19.8cm (23 1/2 x 7 13/16in.)
Spruce, Maple, Ebony, Ivory
Gift of Mrs. Carruthers Lashly.
Acc. No. 1982-177,1
Violin with replaced fingerboard and bass bar. This has an ivory nut and ebony fingerboard, tailpiece, saddle, end button, and tuning pegs. (The tuning pegs have circular inlay of mother of pearl.) The top plate is of spruce; the sides and back plate are of maple. Coating in poor condition.
Provenance:Gift of Mrs. Carruthers Lashley of Decatur, Illinois
Mark(s):A paper label in the interior is partially readable
Inscription(s):see marks