Vintage BALALAIKA-musical string folk nstrument Ukraine/Russian region vintage handcraft. Face is triangular with a plump. Oblique tilted angular cantors/corners - hand-crafted and sourced from local materials c 1992, in the months following independence of Ukraine from Russia. The vibrant colors of the frontspiece images have not survived varying climates over several continents during the past three decades. Painted surface is crackled with chips along the edge and missing strings.The back side however is still beautiful with its two tone finish and cantored shape. Could be professionally restored or used as is. For sounds on how this instrument is used, search youtube for Russian Ukrainian Gypsy Cossack dancers Balalaika. Comes with cloth pouch with buttons and carrying handle.
Measures about 17"w x 6"d x 27h. Smoke and pet free home. Sale supports a teenage volunteer. This listing is only for the.
VTG Balalaika - Musical string folk instrument Ukraine/Russian region handicraft in photos 1-10. Available for sale separately is a small, rectangular lacquered jewelry box, some surface damage to some of the images from water vapor. And some colorful Ukranian currency or hryvnia banknotes c 1992. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Vintage Musical Instruments\Vintage String\Folk & World\Balalaikas".The seller is "petitarmoire" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.