Cello, 18th century

  • Italian

Wood, iron, brass, sinew, wire and wool

  • Framed: Overall: 50 13/16 × 16 13/16 × 10 3/8 inches (129 × 42.7 × 26.3 cm)

Gift of W. H. Leggett and May Leggett Abel

48.188

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Italian
  • Sinew
  • Brass (alloy)
  • Wire
  • Wool (hair)
  • Wood
  • Iron
  • Strings (chordophone components)
  • Cello
  • Italy

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inside body of cello: "Antonius Stradivarius... anno 1919. W. Leggett"

Provenance

1919, acquired by W. H. Leggett and May Leggett Abel (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1948-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Italian, Cello, 18th century, wood, iron, brass, sinew, wire and wool. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of W. H. Leggett and May Leggett Abel, 48.188.