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Sale: 14th June 2010

Lot 40: A Fine Childs Violin by J Hel, Paris 1899


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£4,000 - £6,000

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A Fine Childs Violin by J. Hel, Paris 1899


Labelled: Fait pour ma fille, Louise, Joseph Hel, Luthier a Lille 1889, No. 200 Inscribed on the label: Fait par J. Hel luthier, du Conservatoire de Musique de 1899, No. 200, J. Hel 14 Rue Nationale


by J Hel


Length of back: 13 5/16ins, 340mm


This violin was made for Louise, the daughter of Joseph Hel. Another violin, though full size, and made for the same daughter was sold through Brompton's in October 2009. Both instruments belong to the Hel family. Ribs decorated: Souvenir de L'Exposition Universelle 1889, Paris Back decorated with heraldic devie