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Composite Violin, Possibly Italian, c. 1800

Auction:
2520B
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$39,105$33,000

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2520B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2010 12:00PM

Description:

Composite Violin, Possibly Italian, c. 1800, unlabeled, length of back 354 mm, with case.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Top probably later, hairline wing and top cracks. Purfling in top is same guage as back, but outside wood is more black. Back has original wings at lower bouts. Pegbox bushed.

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Bowed instruments, Purfling, String instruments, Violin

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