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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2892B Boston
May 22, 2016 12:00 PMCalender


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


Violin, labeled Petrus Joannes Mantegatia fecit Me / diolani in Via S. Margaritae 1785, length of back 356 mm, with case bearing plaque reading Anton Wittmann / Geigenmacher / Wien I., Maximilianstrasse 3.
Estimate $1,000-2,000

A-peg cracks, replaced button, soundpost crack back, repaired cracks in top and back, open belly cracks, open seams.

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Petrus Joannes Mantegatia, Anton Wittmann