No. of Strings:
Francis H. Grant, Cleveland, 1948-74; Mrs. Benjamin Jenks, Cleveland; Van Sweringen brothers, owners of Hotel Cleveland; Ivan Francisci, orchestra leader at Hotel Cleveland in 1920s, 1906-?; acquired in Vienna.
TGM visit 8/92
[By TGM: FB+S, head front]
Letter from F. Grant to MAB, 7/28/74 gives provenance. Arched back; table and back overhang ribs slightly; neck too short for 7th fret; has inlaid ivory frets, now filed flush; once had 12 sympathetic strings. Neck inset into table.