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Sale: 19th March 2018

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Lot 188: An English Violin, attributed to and probably by Alfred Ebsworth Hill, London circa 1880, after del Gesu

Estimates

£2,000 - £3,000

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* 20% buyers premium & 5% hammer price

Description

This interesting violin is the only example the author has seen of Hills using the del Gesu model and is similar in style to the model used by Rocca.

Label

Bearing a manuscript label: Sold by W. E. Hill, Sept 26 1881 to Miss Matthews for Col. J. Armstrong RE as made by A. E. Hill.

Maker

attributed to and probably by Alfred Ebsworth Hill

Dimensions

Length of back: 355mm

Condition

Minor repairs to table, sound post crack in table *

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