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Modern Italian Violin, Alfredo Contino, Naples, 1925

Auction:
2180
Lot:
95
Sold for:
$17,625

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Auction:
Sale #2180 - 2180
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2002 12:00PM

Description:

Modern Italian Violin, Alfredo Contino, Naples, 1925, labeled ALFREDUS CONTINO, PREMIATO AL CONCORSO DI LIUTERIA IN ROMA, UNICO ALLIEVO DI V POSTIGLIONE, FECIT NAPOLI ANNO 1925, and signed, stamped at the button CONTINO NAPOLI, the two-piece back of narrow curl, the ribs and scroll similar, the top of fine to medium grain, the varnish of a brown color, length of back 14 1/8 in., 360 mm, with case.
Estimate $16,000-18,000

Keywords

Naples, Alfredo Contino, AL CONCORSO DI LIUTERIA