Egg-crate viol

about 1900–10
Luther Stone Monk (American, 1839–1922)


Object Place: North America, North Bridgton, Maine, United States

Dimensions

39 x 106 cm (15 3/8 x 41 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1981.442

Medium or Technique

Pine

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Inscription

Stencilled in blue at lower end of body: [blue eagle]; stencilled in blue at upper end of body: John [...]emens / & [So]n. / Layers; cut in top as soundholes: C S

Provenance

Purchased from Lillian Caplin of New York. The instrument was at one time in the Spratt-Mead Museum at Bridgton Academy in North Bridgton, Maine.

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund, No. 2