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Cigar-shaped body with flat front, back, and sides, of solid maple, with long cut-outs in upper and lower half separated by septum. Curved maple pieces attached to upper and lower end of body. Maple neck. Tuning pins, fingerboard, tailpiece, nut, saddle, and end button of ebony. Bridge of...

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Stamped on back: E. F. BRYANT


1991, gift of Harold Priest, Liberty, Maine, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 23, 1991)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

about 1920

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Length 59.4 cm, width 17.2 cm (Length 23 3/8 in., width 6 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Maple, ebony


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Chordophones