Pre-owned Bashir Kashmiri light 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. Bridges are made of natural/synthetic
combination. Unique carvings, superb finish with a
mottled natural gourd from Maharashtra. Beautiful
quatersawn wood neck. Spun wood
top tumba with hemraj style decorations and beautiful sanded edge main pegs. 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.
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