Neapolitan mandolin attributed to Antonio Vinaccia, Naples, ...





Neapolitan mandolin attributed to Antonio Vinaccia, Naples, the back of twenty-two fluted ribs, the one piece bent table, like the sound hole is bordered by two narrow ebony and two ivory strips; the outer ivory border is widest, the table inlaid with a shaped mother of pearl plaque below the bridge and a tortoiseshell plaque on gold leaf above the bridge, the sound hole surround with mother of pearl segments set in red shellac, with a tortoiseshell on gold leaf overlaid fingerboard, the elongated rosewood bridge has an ivory saddle, the face of the peg box overlaid with tortoiseshell and bone, the neck overlaid with five ivory and four ebony strips, reverse friction pegs, labelled Antonio Vinaccia Fecit Neapoli Anno 1780

Auction Date: 11th Dec 2020 at 10am

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11th Dec 2020 10am (Lots 1201 to 2569)

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