Interesting good quality Spanish small bodied guitar in need of restoration, labelled Francisco Espana… Barcelona, ano 1813; Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood, cleated split to the bass side; Table: fine grain spruce, highly decorated with continuous pearl floral bands on a mastic ground, decorative engraved pearl swag bridge, two bridge pins missing; Fretboard: ebony; Frets: eighteen nickel frets; Hardware: generally good; Case: fitted wooden box in need of restoration; Other: head in need of refixing and a small section of veneer missing; Overall condition: in need of restoration

Estimate £1000 – 2000 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £1500 29th of October 2018