Violin in case

Object Number: 
1956.66a-j
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Wood, metal, textile, gut
Dimensions: 
case: 4 1/2 x 30 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 76.8 x 24.1 cm )
Marks: 
label: inside violin: "[illeg]/[illeg] 1691" stamped: on top of case in gold lettering: "ARTHUR A. DODWORTH"
Description: 
Violin and bow in rectangular case; accessories include resin, two mutes, two shoulder pads, and a string wallet and string tube.
Gallery Label: 
This violin was owned by Ole Bornemann Bull (1810-1880), the famous Norwegian violinist and accompanist of Jenny Lind. Bull gave it to his friend Allen Dodworth (1817-1896), and it was passed on to later Dodworths.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Alma Dodworth Milliken
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group