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German Violin, Mathias Hornsteiner, c. 1800

Auction:
2892B
Lot:
120
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2892B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 22, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

German Violin, Mathias Hornsteiner, c. 1800, labeled Mathias Hornsteiner, Geigenmacher. / Hofschmied in Mittenwald an der Iser. / Anno 1803., length of back 359 mm.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Repair to button, rib crack, repaired top cracks.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Jean-Francois Raffin, Bow, Émile François Ouchard, François Lotte, Luthiers, Nickel, Ouchard

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