Antique mandola

A neapolitan bowl back MANDOLA. Labelled: Giovani De Meglio. 1897 (see photo below) Enclosed machine tuneres with etched cover plates. A good straight neck. The rosewood back has 21 ribs spaced with boxwood. No separations. No damage or cracks apparent. A lovely patina from use and age. A well preserved instrument. Plays well with a powerful sound. Overall length 75cm string playing length 43.5cm. £695

Ref: P287M


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