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PURPLE RAIN

Price: $Was $1800. Now $950. SERIOUS OFFERS CONSIDERED

Status: Available

Types of wood: See Above

Instrument Size: approx. 27"X11"X1.75" for whole piece - 20"X7"X1.75" for instrument

Category: Signature Wall Display Gallery



PURPLE RAIN

BOWED PSALTERY NO. 2733

TOP – Figured Maple

BACK – Curly Claro Walnut

FRAME – Black Walnut

BINDING – Purpleheart

INLAY – Purpleheart

DISPLAY – Curly Claro Walnut, Quilted Maple & Purpleheart

Purpleheart (Peltogyne paniculata) is to be found in South America.  It has a lustrous purple color that becomes more intense as it ages.  While it has been used for cabinets, it is more often used in this country as an accent wood used with other woods to provide a vivid color contrast.  I was finishing this piece in April, 2016 when the news of Prince’s death was announced.  This piece is a fitting tribute to his memory and to his most famous song.

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