More ideas from Tibor
Arched back comprised of thirteen ribs of bloodwood, each separated by strip of diamond-shaped pieces of pearl set in black mastic. Sides comprised of five ribs, decorated similarly to back. Two-piece belly of fine-grain spruce, bound with ivory and edged with pieces of pearl similar to back; field decorated with interlacing, foliate designs, and cherub of inlaid tortoiseshell and pearl set in black mastic. Carved rose of walnut. Neck and headstock of bloodwood (?) inlaid with interlacing…

The MFA’s Musical Instruments Collection contains over examples from around the world, ranging from ancient times to the twenty-first century.

Benito Sánchez de Aguilera: Guitar (1990.221) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Another beauty from the Met: “Benito Sánchez de Aguilera: Guitar Guitar, 1797 Benito Sánchez de Aguilera (Spanish, active ca. Madrid “This guitar has a two-piece top of spruce.

Michihiro Matsuda Guitars

Michihiro Matsuda Guitars Matsuda headless arched top acoustic electric guitar – Michi also built an experimental ukele in the same manner known as the Deconstructed Uke. Worth a look if you enjoy wayward departures from the norm!