Harp guitar (Symphony model, Style 5)

American
about 1920
Larson Brothers (American), Distributed by W. H. Dyer & Brother (American)


Object Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 105.4 x 40 x 10.8 cm (41 1/2 x 15 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.676

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, spruce, ebony, mother-of-pearl, ivory, nickel silver, copper, silver

On View

Musical Instruments Alcove (Gallery 103C)

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

Private family collection, Columbus, Ohio (apparently owned for many years); sold by the family to Fred Oster, Philadelphia, PA; 2008, sold by Oster to MFA. (Accession Date: September 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund