Genoese Baroque mandolin,
copy after "C N" - Genova, XVIII century

Strings length = 315mm

The body has 13 nut ribs, interpolated with maple borders.

Sound-board of Val di Fiemme spruce.

Four-level rose of white paper, coloured paper and gold-plated paper.

Pickguard of tortoise-shell with underlying gold leaf.

Bridge of rosewood with ivory saddle. Neck and pegbox of one piece of pear-wood painted black.

Pegs of ebony with little balls of bone.

Fingerboard of ebony.

Borders of ebony and ivory.

Inlays of mother-of-pearl engraved and blacked with china.