Sale: 10th December 2018

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Lot 170: A Fine and Interesting Cello, probably English, after Amati, first quarter of the nineteenth century

Result Price + Premium

£22,420

Estimates

£15,000 - £25,000

VAT & IMPORT TAX

20% buyers premium only

Description

The top possibly later. The cello retains the original neck, fingerboard, and pegs.

Label

Labelled: Nicolaus Amati Cremonien. Hieronimi filii Antonii Nepos fecit Anno 1675

Maker

after Amati

Dimensions

Length of back: 734mm

Condition

See diagram *

Footnotes

A dendrochronological report by Peter Radcliff is available to purchase, which determines that the treble and bass sides date to 1670 and match very closely with a cello by Giovanni Grancino and a violin by Nicolo Amati.

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.

Sale date: 10th Dec, 15:49:00 GMT

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