One-piece back and ribs of maple. Two-piece belly of fine-grain spruce. Regular purfling. Neck and pegbox of maple. Fingerboard, tailpiece, nut, saddle, and end button of ebony. Tuning pegs of boxwood. Medium-brown varnish. Internal construction: Normal modern.
Printed label: Mathias Hofman / Me ficit Antwerpen
Before 1937, sold by William E. Hill & Sons [No. 8672 by their records], London, to Rudolph Wurlitzer Company, New York; 1937, sold by Wurlitzer to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 17, 1937)
William Lindsey Fund
- Mathijs Hofmans IV, Belgian, 1622–before 1679