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Modern English Violin

Auction:
2069
Lot:
383
Sold for:
$3,335$2,900

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

Description:

Modern English Violin, Alexander Hume, London, 1925, labeled A HUME, MAKER, LONDON, ANNO, 1925, HIGHEST AWARDS LONDON 1918-24-25, the one-piece back of strong narrow curl, the ribs and scroll similar, the top of fine grain, the varnish of a golden brown color, length of back 13 15/16 in., 354 mm.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Keywords

London, Alexander Hume, Bowed instruments, Luthiers, String instruments, Violin