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Property from the Estate of a Gentleman Italian Violin, Venetian School, 18th Century

Auction:
2955B
Lot:
289
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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2955B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 05, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Property from the Estate of a Gentleman
Italian Violin, Venetian School, 18th Century, labeled Dominicus Montagnana Sub Si./gnum Cremonae Venetiis 1738, length of back 355 mm, with case, and gold-mounted bow faintly stamped VTOR FETIQUE A PARIS FRANCE, and silver-mounted bow stamped A LAMY A PARIS.
Estimate $20,000-30,000

Sound post crack in back, cracks near button, buckled purfling, cracks and edge separation near lower block, sound post crack in top, splint in top, pieces inlaid around A-peg in peg box


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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PARIS, France, Fétique, Lamy, Luthiers, Victor Fétique

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