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German Violin

Auction:
3051B
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$86$70

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 3051B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

German Violin, labeled Lewis Solo Violin. No. 1 B/EXPRESSLY MADE AS A COPY OF/THE "BETTS" STRADIVARI/BY/FRANZ WEIDLER, in Schilbach. Anno 1911/FOR WILLIAM LEWIS & SON, CHICAGO, length of back 358 mm, with case.
Estimate $100-200

Extensive damage to upper back.


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.

Keywords

WILLIAM LEWIS, FRANZ WEIDLER, CHICAGO, Antonio Stradivari, Lewis, Luthiers, Music, Violin, Weidler

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