Italy, 19th-20th century.

Double instrument, one side of which is that of a guitar and the other that of a mandolin.

The resonance box is made up of rosewood sides and a back of the same species located halfway up the sides. The soundboards, made of spruce, are decorated with floral motifs, musical instrument and a musician, presented in tinted wood marquetry cartridges. The protection plates are made of faux tortoiseshell inlaid with mother-of-pearl.

Length: 97cm. Width: 35.4cm. Height of sides: 10.8 – 11.6cm