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Sale: 3rd November 2008

Lot 39: A Fine Cello, Bologna, circa. 1720


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£40,000 - £70,000

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20% buyers premium only


A Fine Cello, Bologna, circa. 1720, attributed to Guidantus


Labelled: Joannes Florentus Guidantus Fecit Bononiae Anno 1718 The fingerboard bearing the number of W.E. Hill & Sons: R771 The head later


Sold with the certificate of W.E. Hill & Sons, London1949, stating the instrument to be the work of Guidantus with the exception of the scroll


Length of back: 28 7/8ins 738mm