LYRE-GUITAR

School of MARESCHAL in PARIS. c. 1800.

Rosewood back and ribs.

Spruce table opened on three half-moon roses, and decorated with rosewood foliage in bas-relief.

The arms of the lyra are terminated with bronze eagle heads and joined to the head with brass axes terminated with two bronze tassels.

NB: The eagle heads missing has been cast from original models.

       The restoration was made by Patrick Arguence in Paris. (Best french artisan 2005)

Length: 81cm.

Table width: 34,6cm.

Sounding length: 62,2cm.