Radhey Shyam Sharma tun #1 (mahogany) concert sitar.
7 main strings ~ 13 sympathetics
~ Ravi Shankar/kharaj pancham style.
Ebony wood inlay,
Lotus carving full decoration
Made from aged mahogany and set up in kharaj pancham
style with a top tumba and Radheys signature sound
hole under the targahan. It's a rather unique
instrument, combining simplicity with the ebony wood
inlay and trim with full decoration lotus carving.
Indian ebony is used which has a varying contrast in
wood color. Floral main pegs with
bone tipped hardwood sympathetics
with modern style sympathetic grommets. Natural
traditional bridge material with a half open jawari.
Sounds as good as it looks, this sitar is a top tun ~
mahogany model from Varanasi's best instrument maker.
Comes with a fiberglass case and padded bag for the
top tumba. This sitar
was personally selected by us in Varanasi, fitted to
our specs and air shipped to our shop.
$1550 with fiberboard case
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