Italian - Miniature Mandolin, 1700-1750


Miniature Mandolin, 1700-1750

Wood, 53 x 11.3 x 6.6 cm (20 7/8 x 4 7/16 x 2 5/8 in.) overall


Object details

Accession number


Object Case

Viola d'amore Case


Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the antiques dealer Moisè Dalla Torre and Co., Venice on 20 September 1899 for 100 lire.

Dimension Notes

Body length: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.) String length: 30.9 cm (12 3/16 in.)

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