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May 22, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

French Violin, Workshop of Petrus et Hipolitus Silvestre, Lyon, 1873

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


French Violin, Workshop of Petrus et Hipolitus Silvestre, Lyon, 1873, labeled Petrus et Hipolitus Fratres Silvestre / Fecerunt Lugduni. Anno 1873, No. 162, length of back 357 mm, with case.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

repaired saddle cracks, repaired wing fractures, repaired sound post crack on top, repaired cracks in ribs at lower bout, neck graft, repaired minor face cracks, back button repair, minor flecks and blemishes, reinforced sides of scroll, repaired crack in scroll.

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