Pre-owned Bashir fancy
inlaid Kharaj Pancham sitar.
7 main strings ~ 13 sympathetics
~ exquisite penwork in the Ravi Shankar style.
A natural fully carved sitar with no
plastic/celluloid or penwork, just fully carved wood
in mahogany with ebony finished highlights. Features natural material for all
fittings and bridges. Detailed black/white/red inlay
work, superb finish with a hemraj decorated natural gourd from Maharashtra. Beautiful
quatersawn wood neck. Small natural gourd
top tumba with hemraj style decorations and rose
main pegs with inlaid sympathetics. Sympathetic
grommets have extra post added. About 3/4 open jawari with a medium touch,
this particular sitar is very responsive and
resonant. All original fitting and exactly as
it was new, played maybe 10 hours at the most. This
is a consignment sale, owned by a local friend who
wishes to find it a good home! Includes a fiberglass
case and all standard accessories.
$1250 with fiberboard case
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