A French Guitar by Rene Lacote, Paris, 1827 (1)
Lot 1
A French Guitar by Rene Lacote, Paris, 1827
(1)
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,593) inc. premium
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A French Guitar by Rene Lacote, Paris, 1827 (1)
Lot Details
A French Guitar by Rene Lacote, Paris, 1827
Inscribed Lacote a Paris on the flat head; labelled Lacote, Luthier, a Paris, anno 1827, No. 5 Place des Victoirea, Length of back 436mm (17 3/16in) the ebony fingerboard and table with bold silver frets, some missing, the spruce table with marginal and soundhole multi strand black and white purfling inlay decoration, with six pin moustachio bridge, the back and ribs of boldly figured maple, use wear and restorations. (1)

Footnotes

  • A very similar example can be found in Sinier de Ridder, 'La Guitare, Paris 1650-1950', Vol 1, 2007, P. 146.
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