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Sale: 23rd March 2014

Lot 135: A Very Fine English Cello by Benjamin Banks, Salisbury circa 1780


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£50,000 - £80,000

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20% buyers premium only


Property of a Deceased Musician. This cello is in almost perfect condition


Labelled: Benjamin Banks fecit Salisbury. Further labelled internally on the bass and treble ribs: Benjamin Banks. Branded beneath the top button: B Banks.


by Benjamin Banks


Length of back: 29 1/16ins, 738mm.


Cello in excellent condition (see diagram) *

Sale Information

Sale Date

3:00pm, Sunday 23rd March 2014

Sale Location

The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle St, Mayfair, London, W1S 4BS