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American Violin, Jerome Bonaparte Squier, Boston, 1896

Auction:
3109T
Lot:
1037
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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

Description:

American Violin, Jerome Bonaparte Squier, Boston, 1896, labeled MAGGINI./MADE BY/J. BONAPARTE SQUIER,/BOSTON, MASS./in the year A.D., 1896/No. 354, also bearing the inscribed label This American top is from the old/Ashburton Church, Beacon Hill, Boston/built in the Eighteenth Century./The back is of Italian growth, and/more than 100 years old./J. Bonaparte Squier, length of back 357 mm.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Partially reglued back center seam, wing crack.


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

Jerome Bonaparte Squier, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, Jérôme Bonaparte, Maggini, Music, Squier

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