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Irish Violin

Auction:
2069
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$1,150$1,000

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Auction:
Sale #2069 - 2069
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 06, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Irish Violin, Hugh Gordon, Belfast, mid-19th century, stamped GORDON at the button, the two-piece back of narrow curl, the ribs and scroll similar, the top of fine to medium grain, the varnish of an orange-brown color, length of back 14 1/8 in., 359 mm, with case. Provenance: Sold with letter stating descent within the Armstrong family from 1856.!
Estimate $1,200-1,600

Keywords

Hugh Gordon, Belfast, Bowed instruments, String instruments, Violin