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English 7-string Lute Guitar, Edward Light, London, c. 1830

Auction:
2955B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2955B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 05, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

English 7-string Lute Guitar, Edward Light, London, c. 1830, no. 59, inscribed Patronised/by the/Society of Arts, lacquered and gilded with foliate motif, scale length 18 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

Open seams, cracks in soundboard (one underneath bridge), cracks in rosette.


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Keywords

Edward Light, Guitars, Lute, Motif, String instruments, London

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