49. El Toro One-String Instrument
Year: Early 20th Century
Description: 1 String American Folk Instrument
Dimensions: 26 1/4 by 6 inches
Body: 6 by 9 by 2 3/8 inches
One-piece wooden neck in a dark stain. Body with two carved f-holes flanking two slit sound holes. Length 26.25".
Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments.
In the same auction that featured this guitar, Charles Atchison outbid me on most everything.