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English Violin, Richard Duke, London, 1767

Auction:
2333
Lot:
111A
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2333
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 15, 2006 12:00PM

Description:

English Violin, Richard Duke, London, 1767, labeled IN OUR OPINION THIS INSTRUMENT IS A WORK OF, RICHARD DUKE LONDON CIRCA 1767, WILLLIAM LEWIS AND SON, 9141, and inscribed internally DUKE AND SON, HOLBURN LONDON 1767, the one-piece back of narrow curl, the ribs and scroll similar, the top of fine grain, the varnish of an amber color, length of back 14 in., 355 mm, with case.

Certificates: J.W. Briggs, Glasgow, July 25, 1900; A. Smillie & Son, Glasgow, July 5, 1927; and William Lewis & Son, Chicago, August 30, 1972 (photocopy only).
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

RICHARD DUKE LONDON, London, Richard Duke, DUKE AND SON, WILLLIAM LEWIS AND SON, RICHARD DUKE LONDON CIRCA, Glasgow, Chicago, William Lewis, Smillie

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