Composite nine course bass lute, Italy, possibly 17th centur...





Composite nine course bass lute, Italy, possibly 17th century and later, the body comprising twenty-six ribs, later capping strips, the table, neck, fingerboard and reflex peg box all 19th century or later, the table with thin bone edging, the pierced parchment rose with a surround of mother of pearl segments set in black mastic, an ivory carving of the Madonna and Child applied beneath the modern bridge, the neck overlaid with ebony and bone, the fingerboard with a large oval bone plaque inset in ebony with scrolling foliage, with repairer's label Sebastián Nuñez Reparavit Ultrajectum Anno 1992

Auction Date: 11th Dec 2020 at 10am

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11th Dec 2020 10am (Lots 1201 to 2569)

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