Arch-top guitar (Venetian model, style A)

about 1933
Kay Musical Instrument Company (Kay-Kraft Brand) (American)


Object Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 101 x 36.5 x 9.4cm (39 3/4 x 14 3/8 x 3 11/16in.)

Accession Number

2009.2414

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, spruce, ebony, ivory, mother-of-pearl, plastic, steel, brass, nickel silver, silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

By 1990, Society Hill Loan, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; July 14, 1990, sold by Society Hill Loan to Michael Wright, Philadelphia; 2009, sold by Wright to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 27, 2009)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund