Mandolin

Alfredo Albertini
National Trust Inventory Number 884813

Category Musical instruments, devices and recordings
Date 1800 - 1899
Materials Bone, Cellulose, Ivory, Metal, Mother-of-pearl, Wood
Measurements 205 mm (Width) x 150 mm (Depth); 618 mm (Length)
Place of origin Catania (Italy)
Collection Lanhydrock, Cornwall (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

19th Century Neopolitan style mandolin with mother-of-pearl and ivory decoration on scratch plate. Seven strings.

Provenance

a gift from Mrs. M. Fairfax, Branscombe, Devon, November 1977.

Marks and inscriptions

On front: ALFREDO ALBERTINI / CATANIA
On label inside: ALFREDO ALBERTINI / CATANIA / N66

Makers and roles

Alfredo Albertini, maker

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Place of origin Catania (Italy) (2)
Materials Bone (5206)
Cellulose (217)
Ivory (5144)
Metal (167756)
Mother-of-pearl (2101)
Wood (126362)
Category Musical instruments, devices and recordings (2094)
Collection Lanhydrock, Cornwall (Accredited Museum) (20189)
Periods 19th century (166288)
Maker Alfredo Albertini (1)
Subjects
Object Type Mandolin (16)

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