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Edward Light Harp Lute, c. 1830

Auction:
3007B
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 3007B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 14, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Edward Light Harp Lute, c. 1830, inscribed 591./Light./Foley Place/London, lacquered and gilded with foliate motif.
Estimate $300-500

Open seams, multiple top cracks, large chip in top of column. Fretted scale length 16.5". The later rosette inscribed J. Peknik III, May 1983.


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Keywords

Edward Light Harp, Baroque instruments, Harp, Lute, Music, London

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