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Resonator guitar (model 65 prototype)

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Provenance

About 1989, sold by Dobro Company, Los Angeles, California, to John Clayton; about 1991, sold by Clayton to Mike Cass, Nashville, Tennessee; about 1992, sold by Cass to Walter Carter, Nashville, Tennessee; 2006, sold by Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 22, 2006)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, Musical Instruments Curator's Fund, and by exchange from a Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hans Nathan, Gift of Josiah H. V. Fisher in memory of Emily W. McKibben, Gift of Roelof Weertman, and Gift of J. Vaughn Dennett

1929

Object Place

Los Angeles, California, United States

Dimensions

Length 96.4 cm, width 36.2 cm, depth 8.2 cm (Length 37 15/16 in., width 14 1/4 in., depth 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1883

Medium or Technique

Magnolia, mahogany, ebony, ivory, mother-of-pearl, aluminum, plastic, steel, copper

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones