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Musical Instrument in Wood

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Works of Art (123)

'Ukulele, late 19th century, Hawai'i, Wood, metal, gut (89.4.727)
Alto Recorder, mid-18th century, Thomas Stanesby, Jr. (English), London, England, Boxwood (1982.390)
Archlute, 1725, David Tecchler (German, active Rome), Italy (Rome), Spruce, ebony, ivory, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, various other materials (1988.87)
Archtop Guitar, Centura Deluxe model (Serial number 1249), 1933, James D'Aquisto (American), Spruce, maple, ebony with blonde to honey sunburst finish (2012.246)
Bass Viol, 18th century, Germany (1976.8.37)
Bassoon, 1881, Giosue Esposito, Naples, Maple, nickel-silver (2003.150a–g)
Bassoon, ca. 1811, John Meacham (American), Albany, New York, Maple, brass (89.4.884)
The Batta-Piatigorsky Violoncello, 1714, Antonio Stradivari (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Spruce, maple, ebony (L.2005.8a–g)
Bell Mallet (Lawle), early 20th century, Ivory Coast, Baule people, Wood (2010.349)
Bullroarer (Upura or Imunu Viki), late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Papuan Gulf, Purari Delta region, Wood, lime (1979.206.1545)
Chegah-Skah-Hdah, 19th century, Sioux, Plain States, Wood, metal, leather (89.4.597)
Clarinet in D, 1750–70, Germany, Boxwood, brass (2010.185)
Clavichord, 1763, Christian Kintzing, Neuwied, Germany, Wood (1986.239)
Claviorganum, 1598, Made by Laurentium Hauslaib, Nuremberg, Germany, Wood and various materials (89.4.1191)
Cuatro puertorriqueño, 2003, Luis Angel Colón, Wood, metal, wire (2003.216.1)
Dholaka, late 19th century, India, Wood, skin, brass, cord (89.4.165)
Division Viol, 1692, Barak Norman (English), Wood (1990.223)
Division viol, ca. 1640–65, England, Spruce and maple (2009.42)
Division Viol, ca. 1720, School of Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, tortoise shell (89.4.956)
Double Virginal, 1581, Made by Hans Ruckers the Elder (Flemish), Antwerp, Flanders, Wood and various other materials (29.90)
Drum (Pahu), early 19th century, Austral Islands, possibly Ra'ivavae, Wood, sharkskin, fiber (1978.412.720)
Drum, mid-20th century, Carved by Omas, New Guinea, Papua Province, Asmat people, Pomatsj River, Sauwa village, Wood, lizard skin, paint, fiber (1978.412.962)
Dvojnice, late 19th century, Bosnia, Wood (89.4.1589)
Fiddle (Enserunai or Ensuranai), 19th century, Malaysia, Borneo, Sarawak, Sadong River, Iban people, Wood, coconut shell, hide, fiber (89.4.2365)
Fife, ca. 1780–90, Thomas Cahusac, Sr. (British), London, Maple, brass (2000.365)
Flute Stopper, late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Lower Sepik region, Biwat people, Wood, paint (1978.412.1545)
Fortepiano, ca. 1838, Conrad Graf (Viennese, 1782–1851), Vienna, Austria, Oak, spruce, veneer, and walnut (2001.272)
Frame Drum, 19th century, Dakota, Siouan Family, Wood, various materials (89.4.560ab)
Friction Drum (Lunet or Livika), late 19th–early 20th century, New Ireland, Wood, shell (1979.206.1477)
Grand piano, 1868, Steinway & Sons, New York, Wood, metal (1985.407)
Grand piano, ca. 1790, Ferdinand Hofmann (Viennese, 1756–1829), Vienna, Austria, Wood and various materials (1984.34)
Grand piano, ca. 1790, Johann Schmidt (Austrian, active late 18th century), Salzburg, Austria, Various materials (89.4.3182)
Grand piano, ca. 1820, Joseph Böhm (Austrian, 1786–ca. 1850), Vienna, Austria, Wood and various materials (1982.138)
Grand piano, ca. 1840, Érard & Co., London, Wood, various materials (59.76)
Guitar, 1697, Jean-Baptiste Voboam (French), Paris, Wood, tortoiseshell (1989.147)
Guitar, 1797, Benito Sánchez de Aguilera (Spanish), Madrid, Wood (1990.221)
Guitar, 1912, Manuel Ramírez (Spanish), Madrid, Wood (1986.353.2)
Guitar, 1937, Hermann Hauser (German), Germany (Munich), Wood (1986.353.1)
Guitar, ca. 1630–50, Attributed to Matteo Sellas (Italian), Venice, Wood, bone, various materials (1990.103)
Guitar, ca. 1695–99, Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, ebony (53.56.3)
Guitar, ca. 1780, Possibly Joseph de Frías (Spanish), Seville, Wood, various materials (1992.279)
Guitar, ca. 1835–40, Johann Anton Stauffer (Austrian), Vienna, Wood, various materials (1979.390)
Guitar, ca. 1838, Christian Frederick Martin (American, born Germany), New York, Wood, various materials (1979.380a)
Guitar, late 17th century, Attributed to Giacomo Ertel (German, active in Italy), Rome, Wood, various materials (1984.225)
Hardanger Fiddle, 1756, Isak N. Botnen/Skår (Norwegian) and Trond Isaksen Flatebø (Norwegian), Pine, birch, and other woods, bone, lignum vitae and mother-of-pearl inlay (46.34.7)
Harp-lute, ca. 1815, Edward Light (English), London, Wood, lacquered and gilded (50.184.1)
Harp, 19th–20th century, Mangbetu peoples; Democratic Republic of Congo, Wood, hide, twine, brass ring (1978.412.412)
Harp, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, ca. 1390–1295 B.C., Egyptian, Wood (43.2.1)
Harpo-lyre, ca. 1830, André Augustin Chevrier (French), Mirecourt (France), Wood (1992.117.1,.2)
Harpsichord, 1666, Girolamo Zenti, Rome, Italy, Wood and various materials (89.4.1220)
Harpsichord, ca. 1650, Made by Jan Couchet the Elder (Flemish), Antwerp, Flanders, Wood, various materials (89.4.2363)
Harpsichord, ca. 1675, Made by Michele Todini (Italian), Rome, Italy, Wood, various materials (89.4.2929)
Kamanche, ca. 1880, Iran (Tehran), Wood, metal, bone, gut (1998.72)
Kora (Harp-Lute), ca. 1960, Made by Mamadou Kouyaté Senegambia, Gourd, wood, leather, metal (1975.59)
Koto with Case, early 17th century; fabric koto wrap, 18th and 19th century, Goto Teijo, Ninth Generation Goto Master (Japanese), Japan, Various woods, ivory and tortoiseshell inlay, gold and silver inlays, metalwork (2007.194a–f)
Lira, ca. 1890, Greece, Wood, tortoiseshell, ivory (2003.378)
Lute (Hasapi), late 19th–early 20th century, Indonesia, Sumatra, Toba Batak people, Wood, metal (1999.47.44)
Lute, 1596; converted into a guitar, 19th century, Made by Sixtus Rauchwolff, Germany, Spruce, ebony, and rosewood (89.2.157)
Lute, 1669, Pietro Railich, Padua, Snakewood, ebony, spruce (2008.3)
Lute, late 16th century, Attributed to Wendelin Tieffenbrucker, Padua, Yew, spruce, ebony, maple (1989.13)
Lute, Roman Byzantine period, 3rd–4th century, Egyptian, Wood (12.182.44)
Lyre-guitar, early 19th century (ca. 1805), Pons fils (probably a son of César Pons), Paris, France,Mahogany and spruce (1998.121)
Mandolino, ca. 1710–20, Attributed to Giovanni Smorsone (Italian), Rome, Ebony, ivory, rosewood, mother-of-pearl (2008.2a,b)
Mandora or chitarino, ca. 1420, Northern Italy (Milan?), Boxwood and rosewood (64.101.1409)
Mandora, 1726, Gregori Ferdinand Wenger, Augsburg, Maple, spruce, ebony (89.4.3140)
Mayuri (peacock), 19th century, India, Wood, parchment, metal, feathers (89.4.163)
Mrdangam, 20th century, India, Wood, leather, tuning paste (1986.467.18)
Musette, end of 17th century, French, Ivory, silver, leather, silk, wood, and paper (2003.63a–d)
A Musician and His Daughter, 1629, Thomas de Keyser (Dutch), Oil on wood (64.65.4)
The Musician, 1662, Bartholomeus van der Helst (Dutch), Oil on canvas (73.2)
Nose Flute (Bituucu, Bitu Ceguvi, Bitu ni Vakatagi, or Bitu Vakatagi), ca. 1830, Fiji, Bamboo (89.4.795)
Oboe, ca. 1800, Jacob Anthony (German), Philadelphia, Boxwood, ivory, brass (1997.272)
Pair of gulgul, early 20th century, Indonesia (Madura), Wood (2009.430a,b,431)
Pandharpuri tambura, 19th century, India, Gourd, wood, bone, ivory (1994.498)
Pedal harp, 1891–95, Lyon & Healy, Chicago, Wood, metal (2001.171)
Pipa, 19th century, Made by Jiu-cheng, Guangzhou (Canton), China, Wood, ivory, bone, gut (89.4.52)
Pipa, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), late 15th–early 16th century, China, Wood, ivory, bone, silk (50.145.74)
Positive organ, 17th century, Germany, Woods, metal alloys, leather, and various materials (1978.6)
Qin, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), 1634, China, Wood, lacquer, jade, silk strings (1999.93)
Rasp / Lime Spatula (Tap), late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Iatmul people, Wood, paint (1978.412.821)

Rasp / Lime Container (Bandi Na Iavo), late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Iatmul or Chambri people, Bamboo, wood, paint, fiber (1979.206.1457)
Rattle, 19th century, Alaska; Sitka, Wood, pigment (89.4.614)

Rattle, 19th century, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia; Skittagetan or Haida, Wood, pigment (89.4.616)
Rattle, 19th century, Vancouver Island, Canada; Masseth or Haida, Wood, pigment (89.4.647)
Rattle, ca. 1880, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia; Haida or Tsimshian, Wood, string, pigment (89.4.1963)
Raven Rattle, 19th century, British Columbia; Tsimshian, Wood, pigment (89.4.2161)
Raven Rattle, 19th century, Skidegate, British Columbia; Haida, Cedar, pebbles, polychrome (89.4.611)
Rebab or rabab, 19th century, Algeria, Wood, parchment, metal, ivory, leather (89.4.403)
Rectangular Octagonal Virginal, ca. 1600, Augsburg (?), Wood and various materials (89.4.1778)
Regal, 1575, Labeled: "Georg Vell" (Voll), Nuremberg, Germany, Wood, metal (89.4.2883)
Sarangi, 19th century, Gujarat, India, Wood, metal, parchment, horsehair, mother-of-pearl, ivory, paint(89.4.200)
Sarangi, ca. 1900, India, Wood, ivory, parchment, metal (1982.143.2)
Sarangi, late 19th century, North India, Wood, parchment, ivory, gut, metal (46.34.43)
Seven String Bass Viol, 1720, Nicolas Bertrand (French), Wood (89.4.1343)
Sheng, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 19th century, China, Wood, metal, ivory (89.4.96)
Side Blown Trumpet, late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Wood, shell, hair, fiber (1980.262)
Sitar, 1997, Made by Murari Adhikari, Calcutta, India, Teak, ebony, metal, bone, various materials (1999.399)
Sitar, late 19th century, India, Wood, ivory, metal (89.4.1586)
Slit Gong (Atingting Kon), mid- to late 1960s, Commissioned by Tain Mal, carved by Tin Mweleun (active 1960s), Vanuatu, Ambrym Island, Fanla village, Wood, paint (1975.93)
Slit Gong (Waken), 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Komindimbit village, Iatmul people, Wood (1978.412.1536)
Spinetta with Case, 1540, Unknown Maker, Venice, Italy, Wood and various other materials (53.6ab)
Suona, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Rosewood, brass (89.4.20)
Sursanga, 19th century, India, Wood, pearl, ivory (46.34.79)
Tambura, 20th century, India, Gourd, wood, bone, ivory, steel (1986.470a)
Tanjore tambura (male), early 19th century, India, Gourd, wood, metal, bone (2008.141.2a,b)
Tenor Recorder in C, end of 16th century, Germany (?), Maple (89.4.3133)
Tenor recorder, ca. 1600, Bassano Workshop, Venice or London, Boxwood (2010.205)
Trumpet (Fu), mid-20th century, New Guinea, Papua Province, Asmat people, Bamboo (1978.412.1022)
Tube Zither (Sesando or Sasandu), late 19th century, Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara, Timor Island, Bamboo, wood, palm leaves, metal wire (89.4.1489)
Ud, 1977, Les fils de Gamil Georges, Cairo, Mahogany, spruce, beech, plastic, abalone, brass, other materials (1982.143.1)
Viola d'amore, 18th century, Johannes Florenus Guidantus (Italian), Bologna, Italy, Spruce, maple (2009.41)
Violetta, 1701, Giovanni Grancino (Italian), Milan, Spruce, maple, ebony, ivory (2008.1)
Violin, 1669, Nicolò Amati (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Spruce, maple, other woods (1974.229)
Violin, 1693, Made by Antonio Stradivari (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Wood (55.86a-c)
Violin, ca. 1560, Andrea Amati (Italian), Italy (Cremona), Maple, spruce, various other materials (1999.26)
Violin, ca. 1625, England or Germany, Wood (1990.7)
Violin, ca. 1685, Joachim Tielke (German), Wood (1992.333)
Violin: "The Antonius," 1711,Antonio Stradivari (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Maple, spruce, ebony (34.86.1)
Violin: "The Francesca," 1694, Antonio Stradivari (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Maple, spruce, ebony, 1933 (34.86.2)
Violoncello Head, ca. 1670–80, School of Joachim Tielke (German), Maple (1998.458)
Water Drum, 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Mindimbit village, Iatmul people, Wood, fiber (1979.206.1627)
Whistle, 19th century, British Columbia; Northwest Coast, Wood, pigment (89.4.2243)
Whistle, 19th century, United States, Wood, metal, feathers (89.4.2058)
A Woman Playing the Theorbo-Lute and a Cavalier, ca. 1658, Gerard ter Borch, the Younger (Dutch), Oil on wood (14.40.617)