Sale: 23rd March 2014

Lot 149: A Silver-Mounted Viola Bow, School of Maline

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Estimates

£5,000 - £8,000


Sale Archive

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VAT & IMPORT TAX

* - 20% buyers premium & 5% hammer price

Description

Round stick. In all likelihood this bow would have been nickel-mounted..

Label

Stamped: N. Maire

Certificate

Sold with the insurance valuation of William Moennig & Son Ltd., Philadelphia 2001 and a certificate and letter of Philip Kass, Havertown 2007 stating the bow to be by Nicholas Maire and mentioning the extensive history of the bow.

Maker

School of Maline

Dimensions

Weight: 75g. (whalebone lapping)

Condition

School of Maline falsely branded Maire. Stick of amourette, very good. Silver-mounted frog with nickel on the slide, good but either remounted in silver or not original to the stick. *

Sale Information

Sale Date

3:00pm, Sunday 23rd March 2014

Sale Location

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