11-24-2019 11-24-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3308B Boston
November 24, 2019 12:00 PMCalender

German Violin, Albert Ellersieck, Rostock, 1889

Auction: Musical Instruments - 3308B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 24, 2019 12:00PM


German Violin, Albert Ellersieck, Rostock, 1889, bearing the maker's label, length of back 360 mm, with case and bow.

Provenance: The estate of Robert Blumofe.

N.B. Vice President of Production at United Artists Studio, as well as Director at American Film Institute West Coast, Robert Blumofe was friends of and played violin with Jack Benny and Jascha Heifetz.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Sound post patch to the back, unorthodox internal truss installed.

Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.


united artists, Jack Benny, Albert Ellersieck, Robert Blumofe, Rostock