Candy Tin Banjo

Duplin County, North Carolina circa 1930. The large tin utilized for the body of the banjo was once used to sell penny candy in a country store. The neck is crudely carved from a crooked tree branch.

 

Exhibited in: Appalachian Strings: The Instruments, Their Makers, The Music at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio in Lancaster, Ohio, June 23 - September 3, 2012.

 

39" X 12 3/4" X 5"

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