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Sale: 10th December 2012

Lot 197: A Viola d'Amore by G. Saint-George, London 1914

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Estimates

£700 - £1,000


Sale Archive

This is an archive lot from a previous sale. Please contact us if you are looking to purchase or sell a similar instrument. Brompton's will be happy to guide you through the process and discuss the best options available to you.


VAT & Import Tax

20% buyers premium only

Description

A Viola d'Amore by G. Saint-George, London 1914. The tail piece inlaid with various woods showing the form of a dital harp, the fingerboard similarly inlaid showing an Irish harp on a shield with the cross of St. George. The flame sound holes, the back inlaid with geometric patterns and a shield bearing the cross of St. George. The peg-box terminating in a knight's head

Label

Labelled: G. Saint-George. fec London AD 1914 No. 9

Maker

by G Saint-George

Condition

Centre joint in back slightly open *