GUITAR BY CHARLES VALANCE IN PARIS
Romantic guitar by CharlesVALANCE Jeune in LEGNANI model made in Paris (France) circa 1840.
Spruce table and soundhole edged with ebony and ivory multiple purfling.
Ebony pin-bridge with moustache.
Ebony fingerboard. Eleven metal frets + seven on the table.
One piece back in rosewoodveneered on spruce edged with ivory stringing.
Ribs in the same wood.
Neck and head veneered of rosewwod. Head specialy made for the U.K. market.
Brass machine head signed Demet with bone buttons.
Signed internally on the back:
éléve de Lacote
Total Length: 874 mm.
Scale: 598 mm.
Length of the body : 410 mm