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Saung , Burmese Harp

Auction:
2992B
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2992B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Saung, Burmese Harp, Myanmar, 20th century, the lacquered resonator body decorated with carved and gilded floral scrolls and inlaid mica flowers, the curved neck terminating in stylized gilded leaf, currently with eleven nylon strings, cotton cords and tassels, with Plexiglas stand, approx. 26 x 36 in.
Estimate $700-900

Minor age cracks to resonator, minor losses of mica flower petals.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Burmese music, Music, String instruments

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