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Banjo

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Provenance

After 1895, by descent to the maker's family; 1990s, Consalvi and Pidgeon families; 2006, gift of the families to MFA. (Accession Date: December 13, 2006)

Credit Line

Gift of the Consalvi and Pidgeon Families

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1895

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 88.9 x 27.9 cm (35 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1928

Medium or Technique

Maple, ebony, mother-of-pearl, abalone, ivory, silver, semi-precious stones

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones