Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The Museum Year 2009

The Year

Musical Instruments: July 2008–June 2009

Harp guitar (Symphony model) Larson Brothers, about 1920, Mahogany, spruce, ebony, mother-of-pearl, ivory, nickel silver, copper, silver, 2008.676

American bass viol William Green, 1807, Maple, pine, 2009.2222

Lap steel guitar (New Yorker model) Valco (National brand), 1947, Wood, plastic, 2009.2223

Electric guitar (Gittler model) Avraham Bar Rashi, about 1980, Stainless steel, 2009.2412

Electric guitar (Bar Rashi model) Avraham Bar Rashi, about 1990, Olive wood, 2009.2413

Arch-top guitar (Venetian model, style A) Kay Musical Instrument Company (Kay-Kraft Brand), about 1933, Mahogany, spruce, ebony, ivory, mother-of-pearl, plastic, steel, brass, nickel silver, silk, 2009.2414

Guitar (catalog model 49) Stromberg-Voisenet Company, about 1932, Birch, spruce, basswood, rosewood, ebony, ivory, mother-of-pearl, plastic, steel, brass, nickel silver, 2009.2415

Electric guitar (Dan Armstrong model) Ampeg Company, 1969–70, Plastic, maple, rosewood, ivory, steel, aluminum, nickel silver, 2009.2416

Electric guitar (Pro II U series Urchin Deluxe model) Arai Company (Aria trademark), 1984, Ash, maple, rosewood, plastic, steel, brass, nickel silver, 2009.2417

Electric guitar (M5-700 MoonSault model) Kawai Company, 1982, Mahogany, rosewood, mother-of-pearl, plastic, steel, nickel silver, 2009.2418

Electric guitar (GL2T model) Steinberger Sound Company, 1986, Carbon graphite, nickel silver, steel, plastic, brass, 2009.2800