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Arch-top guitar (Venetian model, style A)

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By 1990, Society Hill Loan, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; July 14, 1990, sold by Society Hill Loan to Michael Wright, Philadelphia; 2009, sold by Wright to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 27, 2009)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

about 1933

Object Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States


Overall: 101 x 36.5 x 9.4cm (39 3/4 x 14 3/8 x 3 11/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Mahogany, spruce, ebony, ivory, mother-of-pearl, plastic, steel, brass, nickel silver, silk


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Chordophones