Carved Lion Head

sku: 110U-205550
Made in Germany, circa 1860-1890's,  two piece back of faintly flamed maple, brownish varnish (probably overcoated), drawn-on purfling, carved lion head in place of scroll,  G-VGC except needs work (through neck construction with crack in the neck handle, open seams, fingerboard unglued, cracks in ribs at endpin, low neck angle, etc.), sold in AS-IS condition, with total beater chipboard end loading case