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Italian Bowl-back Mandolin, Raffaele Calace, Naples, 1913

Auction:
3109T
Lot:
1236
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 3109T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 14, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Italian Bowl-back Mandolin, Raffaele Calace, Naples, 1913, bearing the maker's signed label.
Estimate $200-300

Cracks to soundboard on either side of fingerboard, cracks to soundboard between tailpiece and pickguard, cracks to sleeve guard, some open seams at uppermost rib.


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Keywords

Italian music, Liuto cantabile, Luthiers, Maker's Mark, Mandolin, Music, Naples, Raffaele Calace, Traversata

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