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A tenor mandolone. This instrument's pear-shaped body is of wood while it's neck and finger board are made from ivory and ebony. It has a total of 16 strings arranged in pairs. A strip of ebony on the soundboard beneath the strings is to prevent damage by the performer's plectrum.

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    18th century
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    Dean Castle
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  • Period:18th century
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  • Repository:Dean Castle
  • Measurements:length 970mm