Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session II

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 694

Chinese Moon Guitar, Late 19th/Early 20th C

Estimate: $150 - $250
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Property from the Estate of a Former General Electric International Executive, Hilton Head Island, SC

Description:

Chinese Yueqin or Moon Guitar, Late 19th/Early 20th Century, having a round soundboard with short neck and large tuning pegs, four strings, with characters painted on the front and applied carved pieces of hardstone and painted wood, snakeskin applique, with inscription and old labels on the back.

Measurements: Height: 26 1/2 in. x Width: 14 7/8 in. x Depth: 3 in.

Condition:

Overall good condition, some hardstone broken and lacking several other pieces, general marks and scratches, snakeskin curling.

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