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English Tenor Viola da Gamba, Michael Heale, Guildford, 1980

Auction:
3109T
Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 3109T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 14, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

English Tenor Viola da Gamba, Michael Heale, Guildford, 1980, no. 235, bearing the maker's signed label, length of back 480 mm, with case and bow stamped ARNOLD/DOLMETSCH.
Estimate $800-1,200

Good condition. Slight bulge to lower ribs. Vibrating string length approximately 495 mm.


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

Michael Heale, Arnold Dolmetsch, Baroque instruments, Bow, Bowed strings, Heale, Maker's Mark, Music, String instruments, Viol

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