Lot 149: A Silver-Mounted Viola Bow, School of Maline
£5,000 - £8,000
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VAT & Import Tax
* - 20% buyers premium & 5% hammer price
Round stick. In all likelihood this bow would have been nickel-mounted..
Stamped: N. Maire
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.
School of Maline
Weight: 75g. (whalebone lapping)
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. *