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Mandolin

With original wood case

Provenance

About 1982, Peter Kyvelos, Belmont, MA; about 1992, sold by Kyvelos to Nicholas Zallas, Lexington, MA; 2012, sold by Zallas to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Helen B. Sweeney Fund

1884

Object Place

Milan, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 55 x 20 x 15 cm (21 5/8 x 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.935

Medium or Technique

Maple, rosewood, spruce, ebony, mother-of-pearl

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones