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Lot 311: CHARLES WHEATSTONE (B GLOUCESTER 1802, D PARIS 1875) A THIRTY-EIGHT BUTTON ENGLISH CONCERTINA

Est: £2,500 GBP - £3,500 GBPSold:
Sotheby'sNovember 25, 2003London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

CHARLES WHEATSTONE (B GLOUCESTER 1802, D PARIS 1875) A THIRTY-EIGHT BUTTON ENGLISH CONCERTINA LONDON, 1836

ARTIST'S NATIONALITY
British

fretted hexagonal pine-backed amboyna end-plates, bone buttons, the Cs stained red, the accidentals stained black, four-fold black leather bellows with decorative papers

inscribed on an applied metal label by His Majesty's Letters Patent, 147, C. Wheatstone, 20, Conduit St., Regent St., London

Dimensions

diameter 5 13/16in., 14.7cm.

Artist or Maker

Literature

Sold with a letter from C. Wheatstone & Co., London, dated 13th August 1908 confirming the date of manufacture and that this instrument was sold to Cramer & Co., in August 1837

Notes

in case

Auction Details

Early Musical Instruments

by
Sotheby's
November 25, 2003, 12:00 AM EST

34-35 New Bond Street, London, LDN, W1A 2AA, UK