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Electric violin

Original case and cable.

Provenance

1936, sold to source unidentified, San Francisco, CA; 1997, sold to an anonymous collector, New York, NY; 2012, sold to Steve Uhrik, New York String Service, Brooklyn, NY; 2012, sold by Uhrik to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Halfway Rock Foundation

1936

Object Place

Los Angeles, California, United States

Dimensions

Length x width: 52.1 x 15.9 cm (20 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.934

Medium or Technique

Bakelite, steel

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones