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English Silver and Tortoiseshell Mounted Violoncello Bow, Albert Leeson for W.E. Hilll & Sons

Auction:
2214
Lot:
81
Sold for:
$3,290$2,800

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Auction:
Sale #2214 - 2214
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 19, 2003 12:00PM

Description:

English Silver and Tortoiseshell Mounted Violoncello Bow, Albert Leeson for W.E. Hilll & Sons, the round stick stamped W.E. HILL & SONS at the butt, 34 under the frog, and 3 on the headplate below the mortise, the tortoiseshell frog with parisian eye, the silver and ebony adjuster with pearl eye, with registration number B-983 in mortise, weight 77 grams.

Provenance: Estate of Stephen Kates.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

W.E. Hilll & Sons, Albert Leeson, W.E. HILL & SONS, Stephen Kates, Bow, Bowed instruments, Cello, Luthiers, String instruments, Violin