19th century guitar labelled 'model of guitar/as used by/Mme...





19th century guitar labelled 'model of guitar/as used by/Mme Sidney Pratten/London 1877' hand inscribed in black ink; Back and Sides: birds eye maple, back pulling away from binding on a small section to the lower bout; Top: fine grain spruce with multiband inlay to the edges and foliate mother of pearl and mastic inlay to the sound hole; Neck: ebonised; Fretboard: ebony; Frets: oxidisation; Hardware: engraved brass tuning strips with oval buttons; Case: ebonised hard case with red felt interior bearing an Edward Withers plaque to the lid and a 'Hotel Steinbock Pontresina' label to the edge

Auction Date: 9th Mar 2022 at 10am

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