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Interesting Italian Violin

Auction:
2069
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$24,150$21,000

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

Description:

Interesting Italian Violin, labeled LAURENTIUS GUADAGNINI PATER, & ALUMNUS ANTONI STRADUARI, FECE PLACENTIE ANNO 1740, the two-piece back of narrow curl, the ribs and scroll similar, the top of medium to wide grain, the varnish of a brown color, length of back 14 1/8 in., 359 mm, with case. Provenance: Ex-collection Ruggiero Ricci, with accompanying literature, June 30, 1987.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

Keywords

Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Luthiers, Ricci, Violin