Italian - Miniature Mandolin, 1700-1750

Italian

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

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Object details

Accession number

U1e15

Object Case

Viola d'amore Case

Provenance

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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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

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