English Violin Case, W.E. Hill & Sons, London, c. 1890, one of twelve "Apostle" cases produced to house Stradivarius violins, with music-themed marquetry of exotic woods, fine paper lining and brass hardware.
Cracks in top, chips and wood loss at edges and corners, scratches and abrasions, one incomplete lock, general wear from age and use.
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.