Varnish Can Fiddle
Central Illinois, circa 1930. Likely made as a plaything for a child. The neck and top of the body of the instrument are carved from a single block of wood.
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.
19" X 6 1/2" X 4 1/4"